Barranquilla: A video of a father narrating the developments of a live football match to his visually-impaired son has gone viral on social media. The video was shot during a football match played at Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez in Barranquilla, Columbia.
The video, which was shared on a fan page of Junior de Barranquilla FC, shows the father and the son wearing the team’s jerseys. The father can be seen telling the boy about the live developments of the match. The boy in the video was identified as Sebastian.
Watch the video here:
“Yesterday I had the opportunity to live a nice act that moved me a lot, I want to share it with all of you, being in the metropolitan stadium I could appreciate the passion and love that a father feels towards his son, the same love they feel for the team of their Junior loves,” the fan page wrote.
“Sebastian is a beautiful child with visual impairment, but this does not prevent him from feeling passion for his team, his father with dedication and commitment transmits each of the plays,” the fan page added.
The video has gone viral, garnering over 16,000 views. Social media users appreciated the father for helping his son enjoy the game. Here’s how they reacted:
One user said, “Omg my heart. What a sweet, sweet man.” Another added, “They call it the beautiful game for a reason.”
Someone wrote, “Thank you for spreading beautiful things like this, changes my mood for the day and just makes me appreciate Life!” Yet another said, “What a beautiful thing he is doing for his son.”