Everton Football Club held their own against Manchester United on Saturday, February 6, drawing 3-3 during a tense Premier League game, to the delight of a lifelong supporter in Liverpool who celebrated from his wheelchair.
Footage recorded by Dean Howgate shows his brother Chris, who has Down syndrome, crying with joy after Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored in the 95th minute of the game.
Howgate told Storyful that when Chris was hospitalized as a child, he woke up after heart surgery shouting “Everton!” from his bed.
Chris Howgate has previously carried the Olympic torch and helped raise money for Andrew Flintoff’s AF Foundation, according to his brother. Credit: Dean Howgate via Storyful