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Sunday 12th July 2020

GMB viewers melt as young Mo Salah fan who broke his nose chasing the footballer gets to meet his hero

The young lad's dream came true

The youngster who broke his nose when chasing footballer Mo Salah's car melted hearts on Good Morning Britain today, after revealing he got to meet his hero.

Little Louis Fowler got to meet the Liverpool player after he ran into a lamppost as he tried to follow the star's car.

The 11-year-old Liverpool superfan appeared on Good Morning Britain today, along with his brother Isaac, to recall the unlikely tale.

Louis said his bloody nose was worth meeting the Liverpool forward, which melted the hearts of the nation.

Louis had viewers gushing (Credit: ITV)

After the youngster's accident, Mo went to check on Louis and he got the picture he was hoping for. Soon after, the news went viral.

Louis confidently told his story with his brother by his side as hosts Richard Madeley and Kate Garraway interviewed him.

"When he drove out of the training ground I thought that I could get a picture with him," Louis explained.

"When he was driving, I ran and without looking in front of me and when I looked to the side, this lamppost was just in my face and I just bounced off it."

He said of meeting Mo: "I gave him a hug and we got a picture together."

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GMB viewers took to Twitter to gush over the happy ending to his story.

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