May 02, 2013

8-year-old gets Make-A-Wish to have his youth soccer team face the Portland Timbers (Video)

For those of you trying to track down an uplifting story this week, we have it for you courtesy of 8-year-old Atticus Lane-Dupre.

Atticus has cancer and thanks to the fine folks over at Make-A-Wish his youth soccer team called "The Green Machine" got a chance to play an exhibition game against the Portland Timbers on Wednesday.

Nearly 3,000 fans packed Jeld-Wen Field to cheer on the Green Machine who won the match by the score of 10-9:

Atticus ended up winning "Man of the Match" with his four goal performance.

(Courtesy of MLS)

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