Football star Cristiano Ronaldo to meet 3-year-old survivor of Beirut bombings

Football star Cristiano Ronaldo to meet 3-year-old survivor of Beirut bombings

A 3-year-old terror attack survivor will see his biggest dream come true. Haidar Moustafa is scheduled to meet his hero, Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.

Like any other young boy, Haidar Moustafa has a dream of  meeting Cristiano Ronaldo. But, this boy's story is different. In the recent Beirut bombings, Haidar tragically lost both his parents but he still thinks they "are in the car".

A picture of him wearing the Real Madrid jersey was splashed all over social media and that's when thousands of people urged  Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo to make the young boy's dream come true.

In a matter of hours, #CristianoMeetHaidar was trending worldwide.

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Soon Real Madrid made contact with Lebanon and the meeting was arranged.

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The power of social media! But alas, this is a bitter sweet ending. We send wafts of love to little Haidar Moustafa.

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