Watch: Touching moment as Manchester United's Juan Mata embraces young disabled fan
Manchester United playmaker Juan Mata shared a heartfelt encounter with an overjoyed wheelchair bound fan after scoring his side’s winning goal against Norwich City this afternoon.
In an age when footballers often think of themselves as untouchable demigods, Juan Mata showed a wonderful touch of humanity as he left the field following United’s pivotal 1-0 victory over Norwich City.
Mata took the time to speak to the youngster before posing for a picture as thousands look on.
One Man Utd player I fully respect is Juan Mata, whoever you support, This is just honestly class...pic.twitter.com/c4CST4yKAv— LFC Live News (@LFC_NEW5) May 7, 2016