VIDEO: Soccer player keeps his promise to little girl with deaf parents

(CREDIT: Real Madrid YouTube channel)

GIJON, Asturias, Spain (WCMH) — After scoring the winning goal for his team Real Madrid on Monday, midfielder Isco had an 8-year-old fan on his mind.

He made an “I love you” gesture to the fans in sign language before his teammates swarmed him in a joyful goal celebration.

In an interview after the game, he explained why: A young girl whose parents are deaf had asked him to make the sign for “I love you” if he scored in the game. Isco and the 8-year-old girl spoke briefly during an autograph session, where he met her and her parents.

Isco’s full name is Francisco Román Alarcón Suárez.

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