UEFA send two special Aston Villa invitations for Champions League final

Josh Moseley, the Aston Villa fan who suffered a cardiac arrest at a match last month, and his life-saving hero Heidi Elliott, have both been invited to this evening's UEFA Champions League final at Wembley.

Ambulance technician Elliot climbed down several sets of seats to perform life-saving CPR on Moseley after he collapsed as half-time blew in Villa's Europa Conference League semi-final first leg against Olympiacos.

Thanks to her quick thinking, arriving paramedics were then able to take over and use a defibrillator to shock Josh. He recovered in hospital and recently met Elliot at Villa Park for the final home game of the season against Liverpool.

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Moseley's family started a GoFundMe to raise money for a season ticket for Elliot, but the club surprised her with one for next season after she was invited to Bodymoor Heath.

The pair will be guests of UEFA at tonight's final with their story set to be part of the Get Trained, Save Lives campaign organised by European football’s governing body to highlight the importance of learning CPR.

The campaign was launched in 2022 and so far, UEFA has provided hands-on training to more than 3,500 players, coaches, referees, officials and staff at finals and tournaments.

It will receive more attention during this summer's European Championships, with UEFA due to launch a TV advert. Fans and visitors can get trained and practice CPR in booths which will be installed in fan zones throughout the tournament.

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