Parasports June 29, 2018
This is how a deaf- blind football fan enjoyed the FIFA match
Football fans all over the world are currently enjoying the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018. Exciting matches are being played every day and fans are cheering for their favorite teams.
31-year-old Carlos Santana is also one such football fan and his favorite team is from Brazil, is own country.
However, Santana is not able to enjoy the matches like other fans as he is deaf and blind. But this year he was able to experience the FIFA World Cup with the help of an interpreter.
The interpreter used a miniature soccer field drawn on a board an also held Santana’s hands while using signs and touch to explain the events happening on a TV screen.
Santana witnessed the Brazil Versus Costa Rica match and was very happy when Brazil won the match by 2-1.
The video of the interaction between Santana and the interpreter were captured on video and have been widely online.
Santana enjoyed the experience that fulfilled his love for the game.
Watch in Sign Language
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