A Kenyan boy who was gifted by Arsenal Midfielder Mesut Ozil has on Tuesday been appointed the Visa Escort Players ambassador.
The young herdsboy’s story was first photographed by sports journalist Erick Njiru who spotted him wearing a self-made Ozil t-shirt as he tendered his family’s cows.
The photo was shared and retweeted until it got the attention of Mesut Ozil who gifted him and his brothers.
On Tuesday Visa appointed Lawrence as their ambassador as shared by radio presenter Jalango
“This is how God works….This young boy Lawrence while playing football in his village a sports journalist spotted him wearing a Mesut Ozil scribbled Tshirt…he took a photo of him and tweeted and Kenyans retweeted and it got to Ozil…Ozil sent him and the whole team original Jerseys…to cut the long story short today he was appointed the Visa Players Escort ambassador, him and 4 other children in Kenya and another 1000 will be going to Egypt Afcon and they will be walking with the players into the pitch!”