Football fan Silvia Grecco became instant celebrity for narrating local game to her blind and autistic son.
- Silvia Grecco’s son Nickollas, 12, is blind and autistic – and loves watching football
- The mother narrates the games to him, and describes what happens on the pitch
- The mother and son become minor celebrities after they were spotted on camera
The Brazilian mother was spotted on TV with her son Nickollas, 12, narrating her local team’s matches game in Sao Paulo.
Silvia Grecco and son Nickollas loves watching football and in particular the Sao Paulo team Palmerias.
She said during the game between Palmeiras and Botafogo de Ribeirao Preto, “I describe details: this player is wearing short sleeves, the color of their football boots, hair color.
‘My narrating is something of my emotions. I’m not a professional.
‘Everything I see and feel, I tell him, even when I need to curse the referee!’’
Ms. Grecco is a die-hard Palmeiras fan and son also became a supporter after involving his big idol: Brazilian international football player Neymar.
She said. ‘’Neymar lifted him on his shoulders and he passed his hand through Neymar’s hair, it was a big moment!
‘So I asked Neymar what team he used to support as a child, and he said he was a Palmeiras fan!
‘So I said “Do you see, Nickollas? Your mother, your player … I think your team should be Palmeiras!”
A local businessman recently hosted the duo and some of Nickollas’ friends for the season opening match in a stadium box at the Allianz Park in Sao Paulo, where Grecco narrating throughout – and Palmeiras won the game 1-0.
Via: Daily Mail