Former Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish leaves fan in tears after heartwarming gesture

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The England star’s heartwarming gesture made one city fan’s day at the Etihad stadium

Former Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish made one Manchester City fan’s day in a touching gesture before his side’s FA Cup tie against Fulham on Saturday (5 February).

The England international took the time to take pictures, sign shirts and hug young city fan Abbie Pinder.

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In a 60-second clip widely shared on Twitter and other platforms, Grealish is seen entering a lobby at the Tunnel Club at the Etihad, where he’s called over to the front desk.

He then signs a City shirt for the young girl seated in a wheelchair, as it’s explained she is a huge fan.

The player does so, then walks behind the desk and past security to give Abbie a hug.

Abbie was thrilled to meet Grealish, and was left in tears after meeting her hero.

Fans praised Grealish for his act of kindness on Twitter.

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After Sky Sports News tweeted the video, one fan wrote: “Imagine being able to bring such joy to another human just by saying hello Great video…wish there was more of this on Twitter. Wonderful to see that girl so happy .”

Another said: “Aw look how happy she is, love this guy, he always has time for his young fans.

“After we lost last year he gave his trainers to a little boy, who was obviously chuffed to bits. Carry on spreading the love Jack @JackGrealish it goes a long way.”

Another wrote: “Top man Jack for doing that takes only a few minutes to make someones year. Good luck for the rest of your season and best wishes.”

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