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Keeping a Promise: Collin Surprises Luke & his Team

12 September 6:29 pm

Keeping a Promise: Collin Surprises Luke & his Team

By Liam O'Connell

Earlier this year, 8-year-old Sporting KC season ticket holder & Sporting Club Network member, Luke Bowie, was hospitalized with a brain aneurism. We told you the original story of this brave young boy and everything he and his family had to overcome, but we didn’t mention all of it....

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While in the hospital, Sporting KC and MLS All-Star, Aurelien Collin visited Luke and his family to offer support. During the visit, Collin promised to play with Luke and his team when he finally made his return to the soccer pitch.  Last week, we finally got the opportunity to fulfill this promise when Collin and the Sporting Club Network travelled up to St. Joseph, Mo. to surprise Luke and his sister, Alex’s teams. View the video above to see how it went.

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