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BBC: Mikey Poulli: The young blind footballer

photo of Mikey Poulli holding the aduio football on the football pitch

Mikey Poulli: The young blind footballer backed by star players

An 11-year-old boy from north London, who lost his sight due to a rare degenerative condition, is able to play the sport he loves thanks to a football that makes a sound.

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Mikey Poulli was devastated when he could no longer play after losing his sight to rod-cone dystrophy.

BBC London first spoke to Mikey in April 2019  when, at just eight years old, he had been scouted by the FA.

Now Mikey has met and trained with a host of football stars and hopes to one day play for the England blind team.

 original post link : https://www.bbc.co.uk

Video journalist: Paul Murphy-Kasp