Man City and Man Utd stars surprise terminally ill fan whose dream was to meet them

Chloe Kelly meets brave Laura Nuttall. Cr: LADBibleChloe Kelly meets brave Laura Nuttall. Cr: LADBible
Chloe Kelly meets brave Laura Nuttall. Cr: LADBible
Manchester City and England Lionesses hero Chloe Kelly made a surprise visit to brave Laura Nuttall and left her speechless.

Chloe Kelly created one of the most iconic moments of 2022 when she scored the winning goal for the Lionesses in the European Championships at Wembley - and now she is ensuring brave Manchester University graduate Laura Nuttall gets the Christmas wish she deserves.

Laura, who is 22, is terminally ill with a brain tumour known as glioblastoma though recently fought all odds this year by graduating from Manchester University with a 2:1 degree in PPE, despite doctors advice that she shouldn’t return to university after her diagnosis. Now Laura is making people aware of her brave and courageous story by filming a special episode of ‘Minutes With’, a series produced by LADbible, which is available to watch here. One of the items on Laura’s bucket list was to meet the England women’s football team. So, during the interview, Laura was surprised by England’s legendary Lionesses Mary Earps and Chloe Kelly - leaving her virtually speechless.

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The video shows Laura discussing her diagnosis before being presented with a special video of Manchester United and England goalkeeper Earps wishing her well, and advising her the Lionesses would be sending her a special fully signed shirt - but Euros final hero Kelly then appears from behind the camera to present the shirt to present it in person.

The Manchester University graduate was visited by another legend earlier this year, when comedian Peter Kay took her for lunch at the White Swan at Fence, Lancashire, near to her home in Barrowford. The stand-up has also has previously held fundraising gigs for Laura. Her mum Nicola had met the Bolton born comedian over 20 years ago while working at Granada, and previously told the BBC she received a call out of nowhere asking how he could help when he heard her daughter was ill.

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