By Doga Kirmizioglu
ANKARA (AA) - UEFA, European football's governing body, posted an interview by a with young Turkish amputee footballer Emirhan on Wednesday ahead of the 2019 UEFA Super Cup match.
The interview by Liverpool's Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk, posted on the UEFA Foundation Twitter account, was done at Vodafone Park in Istanbul.
Emirhan said that after suffering a traffic accident when he was 11 years old, he continued to enjoy life.
His dream is to win trophies for the Turkish national team, he added.
Speaking to young people in situations similar to his own, Emirhan said: ''As long as they stay at home, their lives will be dark. But if they are sociable, their stars will shine.”
*Writing by Muhammed Enes Calli