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Saturday, December 19, 2015

Ronaldo being so kind as he meets a  little kid who lost his parents in Beirut bombing

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo gave a warm welcome Friday at the club’s stadium to a little Lebanese boy who lost both parents in a Beirut attack in November 2015. Many died and several were injured in the bombing which was claimed by the Islamic State group. Haidar was injured in the attack but unfortunately, his parents died. His dream was to meet Cristiano. See the pics after the cut

"Haidar, a three-year-old child who in November lost both of his parents in bombings in Beirut, saw his dream come true on Friday when he was given the opportunity to meet his idol, Cristiano Ronaldo," Real Madrid said in a statement posted on its website.

Ronaldo, wearing a suit and tie, could be seen in a picture posted on the club website giving the boy a hug. Haidar wore a Real Madrid jersey with his name on it and the Portuguese player’s number 7 on the back. He had received the jersey earlier as a gift from club president Florentino Perez, who also give him a brief tour of the club’s trophy room.

Haidar will attend Real Madrid’s match against city rivals Rayo Vallecano on Sunday. "Following the brutal attack in the Lebanese capital last month, the story of Haidar, photographed in a Real Madrid shirt after surviving the massacre, came to global attention," the statement said. "And since then, the club had been ceaseless in its efforts to get in contact with him and arrange for his dream of meeting Cristiano," it added

 With his late parents..

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