11 year old UK Cypriot Mikey Poulli says NEVER GIVE UP

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11 year old UK Cypriot Mikey Poulli says NEVER GIVE UP

He is an inspiration to us all

Mikey from Enfield is an exceptional young footballer and keeps banging in the goals.But his talent is made more impressive by the fact that the avid Arsenal fan began to go blind three years ago.

The eleven year old not only trains with the coaches for England’s blind team but he was also awarded the Young Achiever award at the Mirror Pride of Sport Awards, in partnership with TSB

Argentinian football star Messi has become an ambassador to support the blind and visually impaired, with Mikey Poulli among 12 youngsters from across the world singled out for their courage in the face of adversity.

Mikey completely lost his sight after being diagnosed with the incurable eye disease Rod Cone Dystrophy following a routine test at the age of six.

Mikey from Enfield is an exceptional young footballer and keeps banging in the goals.But his talent is made more impressive by the fact that the avid Arsenal fan began to go blind three years ago

In the photo from L/R are Michael Yiakoumi publisher of the Cypriot whos who Mikey Poulli and his Father John Poulli.

His father John is born in the UK and is of Greek Cypriot origin, and his mother Mimi is of French origin.

Entrants are being invited for the new Cypriot whos who

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Mikey Poulli

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