‘That was for you River’: Harry Maguire dedicates his objective for Man United in opposition to Leeds to seven-year-old boy battling most cancers – with ex-captain Wayne Rooney calling the gesture ‘class’
- Harry Maguire scored Manchester United’s opening objective within the win versus Leeds
- The Pink Devils captain met River Rhodes, a younger boy battling most cancers, final week
- Defender Maguire has devoted his objective on Sunday to the courageous seven-year-old
- Man Utd legend Wayne Rooney referred to as the gesture ‘class’ in an Instagram submit
Manchester United captain Harry Maguire has devoted his objective in opposition to Leeds to seven-year-old fan River Rhodes, who’s battling most cancers.
Maguire headed in United’s first objective at Elland Street in an entertaining 4-2 victory which put the Pink Devils fourth within the Premier League desk.
And after assembly River final week, enjoying soccer with him and posing for photographs, Maguire replied to a submit from the younger fan saying: ‘That was for you River.’
Man Utd captain Harry Maguire devoted his objective in opposition to Leeds to seven-year-old fan River Rhodes (proper), who’s battling most cancers, with Wayne Rooney calling the gesture ‘class’ (left)
Rhodes had initially mentioned: ‘Good luck Man Utd (and) Harry Maguire, rating a header for me mate, don’t overlook the knee slide.’
The gesture was praised on social media, not least from Man Utd legend and present Derby boss Wayne Rooney who commented on Instagram saying it was ‘class.’
Rhodes, who comes from the Midlands and a household of Wolves followers, is battling most cancers at the moment and is in Manchester to obtain radiotherapy therapy
Maguire met up with the seven-year-old final week to speak soccer and provides him a shirt, thanking the hardcore United fan for the meet-up final week.
‘Absolute pleasure to satisfy this legend in the present day,’ a clearly touched Maguire mentioned.
Rhodes is battling most cancers at the moment and is in Manchester to obtain radiotherapy therapy
Maguire headed in United’s first objective at Elland Street in an entertaining 4-2 victory in Leeds
‘An important chat and even higher kick about. Thanks River. Keep robust.’
Maguire, who has come beneath hearth in current weeks and with rumours concerning the United captaincy escalating, responded to his critics on Sunday with a objective within the first-half.
The essential win for United means they’re up into the Champions League locations, but Arsenal are simply 4 factors behind having performed three video games much less.