Disabled fans meet stars ahead of Super Cup

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Disabled fans meet stars ahead of Super Cup

Young amputees have a kickaround with stars from Liverpool and Chelsea on the eve of the Super Cup.


Disabled fans meet stars ahead of Super Cup

SHOWS: ISTANBUL, TURKEY (AUGUST 13, 2019) (UEFA - SEE RESTRICTIONS BEFORE USE) 1.

LIVERPOOL STRIKER MO FARAH PASSING BALL TO BOY WITH AMPUTATED LEGS 2.

LIVERPOOL MANAGER JUERGEN KLOPP PASSING BALL TO BOY ON CRUTCHES WITH AMPUTATED LEG 3.

KLOPP TALKING TO BOY AND SHAKING HIS HAND 4.

CHELSEA PLAYER EMERSON PALMIERI AND MANAGER FRANK LAMPARD WITH GROUP OF DISABLED CHILDREN/CÉSAR AZPILICUETA PASSING BALL TO BOY WITH NO LEGS 5.

VARIOUS OF BOY WITH NO LEGS PASSING BALL TO N'GOLO KANTE, MARCUS ALONSO AND MATEO KOVACIC/ SHAKING HANDS WITH PLAYERS 6.

PLAYERS, LAMPARD AND BOYS POSING FOR PHOTOGRAPHS STORY: Liverpool and Chelsea took time out from their preparations for the Super Cup match to have a kickaround on Tuesday (August 13) with amputee children who will be singing at the opening ceremony.

Children from the Turkish Sports Federation for the Physically Disabled met stars like Liverpool striker Mo Farah and manager Juergen Klopp and Chelsea boss Frank Lampard and some of his squad, including N'Golo Kane and César Azpilicueta.

The amputees will be performing a Bob Marley song along with members of the Turkish Radio and Television's polyphonic children's choir.

The Super Cup is an annual match played between the winners of the Champions League and the Europa League.

Liverpool beat Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League final last season while Chelsea defeated Arsenal in the Europa League final.

(Production: Jim Hatley)

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