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Anderson: Top Bloke!

A devoted young 12-year old Singaporean fan`s story has touched a nation.

Whilst the rest of his friends went to the Cinema, young 12-year old United fan Nishok made the long trek to see the Brazil national squad train in the torrential rain.

While the crowds spirit started to dampen the young boy made started to sing the now famous chant, "Anderson-son-son, he`s better than Kleberson..." .What came next couldn`t have been imagined in the child`s wildest dreams.

Firstly, Anderson waved and threw his boot up to him (which he would later sign). Then, as if it couldn`t have gotten better, the 20-year old signalled for the young fan to come onto the pitch were they had a surprisingly long chat. The young lad was in the gaze of 500 spectators and his story; which hit the front pages in his native Singapore proves that some footballers still have their feet firmly on the ground.

Here is Niskok`s story:

"I just felt that he should know that I'm his fan, so I started to sing. And the crowd was getting quiet, and I wanted to make it livelier".

"His gesture was something I least expected. I thought he was just going to come over and say 'hi'."

"His first words to me were, 'How are you, my friend?'. Then, he asked me to sing him the song again, so that he could hear the lyrics clearly."

"I will remember this for the rest of my life."

Anderson.....Top Bloke!

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Writer: United4Life  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday July 29 2008

Time: 5:37PM

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Top bloke and going to be a Top Player.
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29/07/2008 17:42:00

top man, ***** viva ronaldo....we will be hearing the Anderson song sang all around old trafford next season
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29/07/2008 21:11:00

If a strange kid I didn't know burst into a personalised song as I walked by in the pouring rain, i'd speed up. Just saying is all... :)
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30/07/2008 10:04:00

Hahah Tosswink...I thought you were going to say the kid shuld have sung Dong's name! :)
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30/07/2008 13:05:00

hehe, with luck he won't leave us to play for Real, Barca or Norwich...
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30/07/2008 14:05:00

Anderson is ace, world class player with a personality to back it up!
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31/07/2008 20:13:00

At last a comment from SLF....SLF top job on the leeds site...Very entertaining...LOL..LOL..LOL..LOL..ROFL...
80s terrier
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02/08/2008 21:46:00

You lot should give him some support !!! He's flying the flag for you...!!!!
80s terrier
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02/08/2008 21:47:00

Still at the end of the day ...WHO ARE leeds?????
80s terrier
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02/08/2008 21:50:00

Anderson's fantastic. You wouldn't believe he's only been here for one season. I wasn't expecting much, to be honest this early. Thankfully, he's proved me wrong.
Man utd champions
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07/08/2008 14:54:00

Great player; great guy. ;)
Man utd champions
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20/08/2008 09:54:00


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