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Soccer Player, Not Allowed To Give Away Shirt, Takes Off Shorts To Give Fan Instead

After Leeds United’s 1-0 win today over Brentford, defender Gaetano Berardi was approached by a fan asking for his shirt. Giving away a game-worn shirt is apparently frowned upon by Leeds (as is also the case for Manchester United, whose players were told earlier this year that giving fans their kits’ shirts is “not cost effective”). But Berardi didn’t let rules get in the way of his generous spirit, and peeled off his shorts to give the fan instead.

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He then left the field sans shorts,

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and the fan, seemingly an adult, happily posed with his gift.

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Beautiful.

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