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Blindness Doesn’t Keep Greek Cypriot Boy From Soccer Dreams
28 January 2021

Blindness Doesn’t Keep Greek Cypriot Boy From Soccer Dreams

Blindness can’t stop 10-year-old Greek Cypriot Mikey Poulli, who lives in London, from pursuing his dreams of playing soccer professionally.

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Lionel Messi gifts a life-changing artificial vision device to Mikey
21 September 2020

Lionel Messi gifts a life-changing artificial vision device to Mikey

Lionel Messi helps out young blind Arsenal fan by sending him life-changing pair of £4,200 OrCam glasses… as Barcelona superstar heads up campaign to aid visually-impaired children. Lionel Messi has come to the aid of a young blind Arsenal fan after sending the child a life-changing pair of glasses produced by OrCam Technologies. The Barcelona […]

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Pride of Sports Awards 2019
5 December 2019

Pride of Sports Awards 2019

Promising young footballer who went blind at the age of seven has been earmarked as a future England star. When Mikey was six, he went for a routine eye test. But despite having near perfect vision, the optician noticed something wasn’t right. Further tests revealed the schoolboy from north London had a rare degenerative eye […]

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Mikey Poulli meets Trent Alexander Arnold and Jadon Sancho at St Georges Park
4 December 2019

Mikey Poulli meets Trent Alexander Arnold and Jadon Sancho at St Georges Park

Mikey Poulli meets Trent Alexander Arnold, Jadon Sancho and B1 England players at St Georges Park for a kick around wearing blindfolds.

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Mikey Meets AJ!
27 November 2019

Mikey Meets AJ!

Mikey meets Anthony Joshua at the ABC Boxing club, he got to listen to wise words and be given an inspirational message by the Word Heavy Weight Champion of the world. “Stay Strong, In Life, Some People Walk With Vision but that Don’t Matter. You Know Why? Because We Walk With Faith…” Anthony Joshua Listen […]

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Mikey Poulli meets Yiannimize
4 November 2019

Mikey Poulli meets Yiannimize

Mikey had an amazing experience at the Yiannimize supercar garage. We would like to thank Yianni for showing Mikey around the amazing location and he loved experiencing the sounds of the cars he was lucky to sit in.  Thank you for taking the time out for him, and for raising awareness of his eye condition […]

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Nine-year-old Londoner Mikey lost eyesight but never lost passion for football
8 October 2019

Nine-year-old Londoner Mikey lost eyesight but never lost passion for football

A nine-year-old boy Mikey, who lost his sight two years ago, was filmed during an indoor football training session in London on Monday. Mikey’s football coach, Ollie Monksfield, says the young player has “a tremendous bit of talent,” adding he is “doing a lot of ball manipulation, conditioning, passing, everything you could imagine but in […]

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Beautiful moment blind nine-year-old Arsenal supporter enjoys goal against Aston Villa
24 September 2019

Beautiful moment blind nine-year-old Arsenal supporter enjoys goal against Aston Villa

Blind Mikey Poulli, nine, reacts to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s winning goal for Arsenal against Aston Villa. Mikey, who went blind two years ago, is a huge Arsenal fan and listens to a special audio-kit to help him enjoy the games. Source: Independent.ie

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Amazing video of blind Arsenal fan celebrating Pierre-Emerick Aubemayang’s free-kick
23 September 2019

Amazing video of blind Arsenal fan celebrating Pierre-Emerick Aubemayang’s free-kick

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang once again came to Arsenal’s rescue on Sunday as he scored a last-minute winner against Aston Villa. Arsenal, who were 1-0 down and down to 10 men at half-time, managed to bring it back to 2-2 thanks to goals from Nicolas Pepe and Calum Chambers. But drawing wasn’t enough. If the Gunners were […]

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Blind nine year old boy touches face Arsenal player hero
6 August 2019

Blind nine year old boy touches face Arsenal player hero

This is the heartwarming moment a blind nine-year-old Arsenal fan met his idol Alexandre Lacazette.

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Arsenal’s Alexandre Lacazette Lets Blind Fan Feel His Face at Emirates Stadium
4 August 2019

Arsenal’s Alexandre Lacazette Lets Blind Fan Feel His Face at Emirates Stadium

A blind young Arsenal fan had an emotional encounter with one of his favorite players at Emirates Stadium in London recently, footage tweeted on August 2 shows. Aspiring footballer Mikey Poulli became fully blind when he was seven, but didn’t let his blindness stop him and now trains with England. He met his hero Alexandre […]

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Watch amazing moment blind boy, 9, feels Lacazette’s face as he meets his Arsenal hero
3 August 2019

Watch amazing moment blind boy, 9, feels Lacazette’s face as he meets his Arsenal hero

NOT LAC-KING CLASS Watch amazing moment blind boy, 9, feels Lacazette’s face as he meets his Arsenal hero and then calls him ‘class’. ALEXANDRE LACAZETTE proved his class off the pitch before he has to show it on it after making a young blind fan’s dream come true. The 28-year-old gave his time to Arsenal […]

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Ozil hangs out with Arsenal fan Mikey Poulli
12 April 2019

Ozil hangs out with Arsenal fan Mikey Poulli

Mesut Özil shares a lovely moment with Arsenal fan Mikey Poulli Mikey suddenly lost his sight two years ago at the age of seven but still dreams of becoming a professional footballer. Source: Facebook

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Mesut Ozil shares moving video of encounter with young blind fan
12 April 2019

Mesut Ozil shares moving video of encounter with young blind fan

Mesut Ozil met Mikey on the same day Arsenal beat Napoli in the Europa League. Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has posted a video on social media of him meeting a “special” young blind fan. The video shows the midfielder meeting Mikey, who Ozil said suffers from a rare eye disease, smiling in an Arsenal shirt […]

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Eight-year-old blind footballer tipped for England success
11 April 2019

Eight-year-old blind footballer tipped for England success

Football-mad Mikey Poulli suddenly lost his sight two years ago due to a congenital eye condition – meaning he could no longer play football with his team mates

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Former Everton star Tim Cahill shares heartwarming video meeting a blind young Arsenal supporter
5 April 2019

Former Everton star Tim Cahill shares heartwarming video meeting a blind young Arsenal supporter

The youngster was excited to meet the former player Everton great Tim Cahill has shared an adorable video meeting a young fan who lost his sight. Mikey Poulli was born fully sighted but due to a rare eye condition the Arsenal fan is now blind. The 7-year-old can be seen touching the former midfielder’s face […]

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Arsenal ace Ozil makes blind fan’s dream come true
1 March 2019

Arsenal ace Ozil makes blind fan’s dream come true

Mesut Ozil made a young Arsenal fan’s dream come true this week. The 30-year-old treated blind supporter Mikey to a night he will never forget at the Emirates on Thursday night as the North London side beat Napoli 2-0. After the match he was involved in a heartwarming meeting with a young supporter, who looked […]

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Eight-year-old footballer shows off extraordinary skills
9 January 2019

Eight-year-old footballer shows off extraordinary skills

Eight-year-old footballer shows off the extraordinary skills that have earned him a place training with England – one year after becoming blind

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Eight-Year-Old Mikey Poulli Went Blind Last Year and Now Trains With England | Good Morning Britain
12 November 2018

Eight-Year-Old Mikey Poulli Went Blind Last Year and Now Trains With England | Good Morning Britain

At the age of six, Mikey Poulli went for a routine eye check up where it was found that he had a rare retinal disease. From the age of seven, he has been completely blind and his football skills have picked up the interest from the England team and he will be eligible to join […]

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Arsenal-mad Mikey 8 still dreams of professional football despite losing sight
12 November 2018

Arsenal-mad Mikey 8 still dreams of professional football despite losing sight

Mikey Poulli is defying the odds by playing the game he loves despite losing his sight aged just seven. Keen footballer Mikey always dreamed of playing the sport professionally in the future but a routine check-up looked like it might put an end to his ambitions. A routine eye test discovered he has rod cone […]

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This 8-Year-Old Footballer Went Blind Last Year, Now He’s Training With England
5 November 2018

This 8-Year-Old Footballer Went Blind Last Year, Now He’s Training With England

Mikey Poulli was diagnosed with an incurable, inherited rare eye condition.

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Football mad boy who went blind aged 7 achieves his England dream
5 November 2018

Football mad boy who went blind aged 7 achieves his England dream

A gifted young footballer is training with England just a year after he went completely blind. Football-mad Londoner Mikey Poulli, aged eight, stunned coaches with his ability only months after losing his sight. He has now been earmarked as a potential star in B1 football for blind people, and has received FA funding for specialist […]

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Blind footballer Mikey Poulli
1 November 2018

Blind footballer Mikey Poulli

‘We blinked and our son had gone blind’ – Mikey Poulli’s inspirational story Mikey has a rare eye condition At the age of six, Mikey Poulli was fully sighted. Now eight years old, he has lost all of his vision due to a rare eye condition called Rod-Cone dystrophy. However, that hasn’t stopped him pursuing […]

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