Pro Soccer Player And Fan Share A Very Special Arm Bump
Nope, we're not crying over here...
A heartwarming moment was caught on camera between a young fan and professional soccer player in Orlando recently.
The picture shows Orlando Pride and former Florida State Seminoles star Carson Pickett sharing a special bond with a youngster named Joseph Tidd.
Pickett and Joseph were both born without a left forearm and the viral photo shows them giving a special “fist bump.”
Looking at the picture that was posted to Instagram, both of them are flashing huge smiles during the exchange:
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Staying up late this weekend was worth it when you get to cheer on @carson.pickett ! ⚽️ I love fist bumping her.🤜 If you can't tell she makes me smile, double chin and all! . . . Swipe ➡️ to see how big my smile gets after I fist bumped her. I couldn't stop giggling! 😁 Carson is such a great role model. . . . #orlandopride #nwsl #biggerthansoccer #filledwithpride #luckyfinfamily #luckyfinproject #limbdifferenceawareness #16 #orlando #fistbump #doublechin #giggling #smile #grateful #stayinguplate #toddler #cheerleader #tenfingersareoverrated #orlandocity #orlandocitysoccer #rolemodel #soccer #unstoppable
WESH-TV reported that since they first met a few months ago Joseph has watched Carson play several matches, boosting his confidence.
Comments on the Instagram post were positive, leaving many overwhelmed by the touching image.
“Now this is the photo of the century! There is no language to describe this moment,” one user wrote. Another person added, “I love this joy and rush of selfless love so much.”
Written by Scott Sutton for WPTV.