Sunday after Sunday this season, Carolina quarterback Cam Newton shared his passion for football with children in the local Charlotte community, giving away his touchdown balls to the kids in the stands who were donning Panthers blue.
Now it’s the kids’ turn to give back to their hero.
The day after falling to the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50, the disappointed Panthers returned home to the open arms of their fans. And among the huge crowd that greeted the team after it landed was Kelsey Young, one of the many kids whom Newton inspired this year.
To show her appreciation for the league MVP, Kelsey brought her youth soccer trophy to the rally, aiming to give it to Newton to help heal his recently broken heart.
These kids’ love for Newton is a result of Newton’s own love for the community. Along with leading the Panthers’ charge as they tore up the league this year, Newton has made a name for himself by volunteering time and time again in local neighborhoods.
What a sweet gesture from this young fan -- let's hope that Kelsey finds a way to give Newton the hardware!
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