A granddad and die hard fan of football club, Manchester United, Paddy Lawler, has fulfilled his dreams of meeting his heroes before taking his last breath.
Paddy, a 73-year-old from Manchester, had told family memebers he would love to meet players from his favourite club before passing and his wish came through as he passed just 45 minutes after the visit.
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His granddaughter Kayleigh, had taken up her grandpa’s wish posting an appeal on facebook asking that the players make his wish come true.
The post which received over a thousand shares saw United’s stars – Marcus Rashford, Jesse Lingard, Ashley Young and Timothy Fosu-Mensah – coming to visit.
Paddy, eventually passed less than an hour losing his battle with prostate cancer.Kayleigh, later shared photos on Facebook, thanking the players for making her granddad’s wish come to pass.