John Cena stars in emotional video meeting a Ukrainian refugee fan

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Photo credit: Dia Dipasupil - Getty Images
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John Cena continues to prove he is one of the world's nicest people in this emotional video meeting a superfan called Misha, a Ukrainian refugee.

The Suicide Squad star's goodwill includes holding the record for the Make-A-Wish wishes granted by a single individual with over 650 wishes.

Revealing how this meeting with Misha happened, he explained: "Having three days off from work right at the time when I read this story, and being an hour away by air, it turned immediately into 'we're going'".

Cena added: "That means spending an afternoon building blocks and eating cake! That's a special afternoon when it comes to the new friends I was able to meet."

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As for Misha's story, he and his mother, Liana escaped Ukraine after their home in Mariupol was destroyed. To encourage her son to continue the journey across Europe to safety, Linda told him they were on their way to find Cena.

So on Saturday, June 5, outside Amsterdam, Misha was able to meet his hero and complete his journey.

He may play the anti-hero/villain in Peacemaker but Cena will always be the hero, as the moment they met the 17-time champion shook Misha's hand and gave him and his mum a hug.

Photo credit: Dia Dipasupil - Getty Images
Photo credit: Dia Dipasupil - Getty Images

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The video continues with Misha being given a green Cena "Never Give Up" t-shirt, a matching "You Can't See Me" baseball cap, a ring and his own WWE championship belt.

"Misha's ability to embrace persistence that's extraordinary – those words 'never give up' we all thought about those in our life, they're very powerful," said Cena.

He continued: "Misha and Misha's mum are two great examples of how persistance can lead to joy, even through the toughest of times."

Meanwhile, there's an adorable moment where Cena tests out Misha's muscles and is impressed by what is there.

Speaking to his superfan, Cena told him: "This was a wonderful adventure, in which I got to meet a wonderful new family. Thank you for giving me strength."

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