Europa League: Jadon Sancho Dedicates His Goal to Young Fan Who Gifted Him With Personalized Shin Pads

Europa League: Jadon Sancho Dedicates His Goal to Young Fan Who Gifted Him With Personalized Shin Pads

  • Jadon Sancho celebrated with the personalized shin-pad given to him by a young Manchester United fan
  • The England international was among the goal scorers as Man United recorded their first win in the Europa League with a 2-0 win over Sheriff Tiraspol
  • Despite his rich vein of form, Sancho was omitted from the recent England squad ahead of the international break

Jadon Sancho dedicated his goal to a young fan who gifted him with a customized shin pad.

Sancho continued his new-found form in the Europa League when he opened the scoring as Manchester United sealed a 2-0 win over Sheriff Tiraspol on Thursday night.

The 22-year-old forward ex-Dortmund star, who was snubbed in Gareth Southgate's recent England call-up, scored United's first goal in the Europa League after stumbling to a slim loss to Sociedad on match day one.

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Jadon Sancho celebrated with the personalised shin-pad given to him by a young United fan. Photo credit: @utdreport @goal
Source: Twitter

Despite the confidence-boosting win which was sealed by a Ronaldo goal from the spot, it was Sancho who stole the show with his celebration.

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After he broke the game's deadlock, Sancho held out the mini shin pads that were gifted to him by a young fan prior to the game in a form of dedication and appreciation to the kid.

Sancho's gesture has warmed the hearts of many social media users, who commended the Man United forward for acknowledging the young fan.

@itsMannyUtD tweeted:

"Dope gesture from one kind heart to another."

@Helle66221114 added:

"Such a classy guy Jadon ."

@UtdMarcus wrote:

"Had a feeling he would do this."

@deeutdd simply described Sancho's gesture:

"love that."

@GavinWa96702095 said:

"Unreal from the lad."

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Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Cristiano Ronaldo has scored his first-ever goal in the UEFA Europa League, which doubles as his first goal of the season across all competitions.

Ronaldo notched his first goal in Europe's secondary club competition with a lovely strike against Moldovan outfit Sheriff Tiraspol.

The 37-year-old forward has struggled to find the back of the net since the start of the season largely due to an uneventful pre-season which translated into the season.

Source: SportsBrief.com