During the second half of the season (February to April), UEFA Foundation for Children helped make the dreams of seven seriously ill football fans come true.
In cooperation with the associations Rêves in France and Sternschnuppe/ Etoile filante in Switzerland – and with the precious support of volunteers from among UEFA’s staff – these young people were given an unique opportunity to live their dreams and leave behind their problems for a short while.
Samuel’s dream: to attend a Paris Saint-Germain FC match, visit the stadium and meet the players.
Samuel watched Paris Saint-Germain beat Chelsea FC at home on 16 February in the first-leg of their UEFA Champions League round of 16 tie. www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=10153814044907110&id=264778857109 (in French)
Marouane’s dream: to meet Eden Hazard and attend a Chelsea match.
Marouane attended the return leg of the Paris Saint-Germain v Chelsea UEFA Champions League round of 16 tie at Stamford Bridge on 9 March.
Aboubakr, Amine, Naïl and Pierrick’s dreams: to attend an FC Barcelona match and meet the team.
All four watched the Azulgrana secure their place in the quarter-finals by beating Arsenal FC at home on 16 March in the second leg of their UEFA Champions League round of 16 tie.
Robin’s dream: to meet Robert Lewandowski and Mario Götze and attend an FC Bayern München match.
Robin watched his idols’ beat SL Benfica at home on 5 April in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League quarter-final tie.
www.facebook.com/StiftungKinderhilfeSternschnuppe/posts/1186339784711750$ and www.sternschnuppe.ch/herzenswuensche/erfuellte-herzenswuensche/herzenswunsch-detail/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=635&cHash=693a7ae9d5276d3c7d2628da2e0b87ba (both in German)