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Anderson Silva is as big as it gets in Brazil, and the video below is a great reminder of just how big. Silva recently was captured on camera visiting a young kid who suffers from a bone condition called ‘Legg-Calve-Perthes syndrome.’ The bone condition has been the cause for two leg surgeries, one hip surgery, and the wheelchair which you can see in the video, all in just a 9 month span. The video was uploaded by the kid’s doctor, Dr. Eduardo Picanc, and it shows Silva making quite the emotional surprise visit.
Silva had this to say to the 12-year-old:
“Let me tell you something: You’ll need to do something very important for everyone. You’ll have to work hard so you can get better very soon. ‘Minotauro’ had the same problem, and he’s fighting again. Got it? So you have to work hard. I talked to the doctor. He’ll talk to ‘Minotauro’s’ doctor to see if she can help you, too. That way you’ll get back to training as soon as possible. OK? Cool?
“… Let’s get better fast so w
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UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva shares a special moment with one of his biggest fans who is currently hospitalized for a bone condition.
The pound-for-pound greatest fighter in the world is also the pound-for-pound most charitable.
This past Easter Sunday the World Middleweight Champion made a surprise visit to one of his biggest fans, a 12-year-old boy named John Peter. Remember, Anderson Silva is like the LeBron James of Brazil, so this is kind of a big deal.
The young fighter suffers from a bone condition...
You don’t have to understand Portuguese to see how special of a moment this is. Good for the champ using his fame to make this young boys day. Shout out to Intravid for the find.
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