Kobbie Mainoo: Footballer's Dad Bonds With Adorable Young Kid Rocking His Son's Jersey

Kobbie Mainoo: Footballer's Dad Bonds With Adorable Young Kid Rocking His Son's Jersey

  • Kobbie Mainoo's father, in a video, spotted a young fan rocking a replica jersey with his son's name at the back and asked if that was the little boy's favourite player
  • The young chap who was with his dad looked at Mainoo's father with astonishment when he revealed he was the footballer's dad
  • Jordan Hames, Mainoo's elder brother, was the one who took the wholesome video and shared it on his TikTok page

The father of Manchester United midfielder, Kobbie Mainoo, surprised a young supporter who was spotted wearing a jersey bearing his son's name. The wholesome incident was captured on video and has since gone viral on social media.

Kobbie Mainoo
Ghanaian footballer, Kobbie Mainoo's dad, meets young fan. Photo Source: jxrdanhames
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The young fan, in the company of his father, was approached by Mainoo's father during an outing. Upon noticing the jersey, Mainoo's father engaged the boy in conversation, asking if the player whose name he proudly wore was his favourite.

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The boy was astonished when he discovered the identity of the man who was speaking to him. The little boy's father encouraged him to shake Mainoo's dad's hands, and he did.

Jordan Hames, Mainoo's elder brother, was the one behind the camera, recording the touching exchange. He later shared the video on his TikTok page, which many netizens found wholesome.

Mainoo's dad and young fan warm hearts

Legit.ng gathered some reactions from social media users.

Marcandree said:

"Get this kid a signed shirt, he’s been dad-approved! "

Ali B reacted:

"The fact he wiped his wee crisp hand on his jeans first."

Haziq said:

"To proudly says Mainoo is your son is something that cannot be explained."

dayday reacted:

"I can hear the proudness in Mainoo's dad's voice."

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The Super Eagles player was a delight to watch as he scored a hat-trick to give his club the remarkable win.

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