NAPLES – Dries Mertens increasingly in the hearts of Napoli fans. The Campanian fans, who have already affectionately renamed him "Ciro", will appreciate him even more after learning of his beautiful gesture towards four children in Capri.
Mertens was on the island in the Gulf of Naples to spend the last days of vacation before joining his teammates in the pre-season retreat when he decided to give four children a daydream.
While Mertens was out shopping with his partner, a child asked him to do two dribbles together. The Belgian striker immediately accepted, interrupted his walk and started playing in the middle of the street with this child.
Mertens conquered by children, he also takes the invitation to dinner.
The child's courage was rewarded and he encouraged other kids present to join the mini party to play all together on the streets of Capri. Not only that, Mertens accepted practically all the children's requests, signed autographs and stopped for a long time to take selfies with them.
But it doesn't end there. As reported by the Corriere del Mezzogiorno, the Belgian national striker did not limit himself to playing with children on the street, he also invited them to dinner in the marvelous villa he rented for these holidays in Capri in via del Faro. The invitation was extended to all four kids who stopped him for autographs, selfies and to play football together.
Mertens is not only a Napoli footballer, the attacker has written and is writing indelible pages in the history of the Campania club. He is the third scorer of all time in the history of Campania society. For goals in Serie A, he is third behind Vojak and Hamsik but has overtaken Diego Armando Maradona . For overall goals, he is third behind Hamsik and Maradona. In short, he entered rightfully among the legends of Napoli Calcio (source Corriere del Mezzogiorno).
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