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Photo of Orlando Pride player Carson Pickett meeting young fan goes viral

Posted at 9:21 AM, Jul 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-24 05:42:55-04

ORLANDO, Fla. — A heartwarming moment was caught on camera between a young fan and professional soccer player in Orlando recently.

The picture shows Orlando Pride and former Florida State Seminoles star Carson Pickett sharing a special bond with a youngster named Joseph Tidd.

Pickett and Joseph were both born without a left forearm and the viral photo shows them giving a special "fist bump."

Looking at the picture, both of them are flashing huge smiles during the exchange.

WESH-TV reported that since they first met a few months ago Joseph has watched Carson play several matches, boosting his confidence.

Comments on the Instagram post were positive, leaving many overwhelmed by the touching image.

"Now this is the photo of the century! There is no language to describe this moment," one user wrote. Another person added, "I love this joy and rush of selfless love so much."