/Incredible video shows how friends help a deaf and blind Brazil fan enjoy the World Cup

Incredible video shows how friends help a deaf and blind Brazil fan enjoy the World Cup

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Over the weekend a heartwarming video showed a deaf-blind man following along with the World Cup with the help of a few friends.
Carlos, a Brazil supporter, was able to follow the action in his team’s group stage match against Costa Rica with the help of sign language instructor Hélio Fonseca de Araújo and a model pitch.
After Philippe Coutinho scored a late go-ahead goal, the group celebrated together.

Every four years fans across the globe gather to take in the excitement of the World Cup, and no matter what team you root for or what language you speak, the drama of the tournament translates. And as one heartwarming video showed over the weekend, some football fans take in the joys of the sport with the help of friends.

Carlos is a Brazil supporter who was born deaf and began to lose his eyesight when he was 14-years-old. According to SportBible, he was diagnosed with Usher syndrome, a rare genetic disorder which affects a person’s seeing and hearing ability.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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