8 year old amputee plays for Tottenham

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Marshall Janson had his hands and legs amputated after narrowly surviving meningitis, but he refused to let that stop his dream of playing for his favourite team, Tottenham Hotspur.

Marshall was given the opportunity to participate in the pre-match warm up with the Tottenham players.

So to a cheering crowd, some reduced to tears, Marshall’s dream to kick a ball about with his heroes came true.

He says his prosthetic legs have made all the difference.

Marshall was only one-year-old when he contracted meningitis, nearly losing his life twice. The only way to save him was to amputate his hands and legs.

His mum says at first he was worried people would laugh at him playing football.

As he grows, Marshall will need new prosthetic legs every year, at a total cost of almost $2 million. So his mum has begun a fundraising campaign buoyed by her son’s determination and courage.

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Jorgia342
Jorgia342
5 years ago

awwwww this is an amazing story

apple
5 years ago

how sad!

jacob
5 years ago

so amazing he’s so talented

anonymous
anonymous
5 years ago

love it he must have really loved his dream team!!!!!
sad he has amputated legs

May Xiong
May Xiong
5 years ago

so sad, i feel sorry for him, i hope him will live a good life and i hope his other dreams will come true. 🙂

Angel
Angel
5 years ago

Stay Strong Little Man! So touching and AMAZING! ♡

S.p
S.p
5 years ago

Wow he’s following his dream

Cookiez ? ??
5 years ago

Aww that is sooooo sweet. ?⚽️

Max Thomas
Max Thomas
5 years ago

Dream came true!!!.

jacqueline
jacqueline
5 years ago

You can do this! NEVER EVER LET PEOPLE RUIN YOUR AMAZING DREAMSSSSSSSSSSS!

jacqueline
jacqueline
5 years ago

be strong young man! I really want to help uuuuu!

colepearce
colepearce
5 years ago

I’m sure he’ll get a “kick” out of this.

cutey book worm
5 years ago

FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS IF I HAD MONEY I WOUD GIV IT 2 U

Littlebomb
Littlebomb
5 years ago

So sorry

riley
riley
5 years ago

awww!! so cute!!
go Marshall!

I love hair liss cats meow meow meowa
5 years ago

so sad good work for following your dreams

kitty
5 years ago

:)……………………………………………………….. SILENCE

Skyla
Skyla
5 years ago

That was AWESOME ????????????? I want to do that

ella
ella
5 years ago

follow your dreems kid

Gene
5 years ago

the little boy will be stoked that his dream came true

hunterthehelmet
hunterthehelmet
5 years ago

Go Kid Make The Most Out Of Your Life

hunterthehelmet
hunterthehelmet
5 years ago

If I Knew Where He Lived I would Donate

jarred
5 years ago

awsome

Georgia
Georgia
5 years ago

you shouldn’t have to pay!! Listen people! He almost lost his life twice, shouldn’t that be enough stress on his family!!

reilly
reilly
5 years ago

the goal of life is to always follow your dream and never give up ????????

Jackson
5 years ago

I had meningitis as well. Stay strong bro.

aaron
5 years ago

wow, great work!!!

Nicole
Nicole
5 years ago

Reach for your dreams and never give up!Great job!

fynn
fynn
5 years ago

this boy is the most amazing kid I have ever seen. he is a trooper.

poppie
5 years ago

wow that is an amazing story. Good luck with soccer.

Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo
5 years ago

This really cool. I will laugh if he is the future Spurs manager. Nothing is Impossible. Hope you had fun:)

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