FOOTBALL legend Ian Wright fought back tears on This Morning today as he spoke about the teacher who changed his life.
The former Crystal Palace and Arsenal star warned he was liable to get emotional as they showed footage of he and Mr Pigden 一緒.
彼は言った: “Please don’t show too much of this, I go all the time” before appearing to fight back tears.
イアン, 誰だった アーセナル‘s leading scorer five seasons, spoke about how his place in the Premier League Hall of Fame was dedicated to the teacher.
彼は言った: “When they said they were going to vote me in I couldn’t stop crying. I must have cried for two days.”
イアン, 58, 追加されました: “My teacher was the one who taught me to read, taught me to play football. That’s why I dedicated it to him.
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“I had to because he was the one who helped me to understand. Mr Pigeon.”
He explained how the teacher – who died some years ago – backed him playing football and gave him a helping hand when he wasn’t doing well in class.
The pair were reunited in a famous on-camera moment which was shown on 今朝 今日.
初期化, the teacher comes up behind him, leaving an astonished Ian replying quietly: “信じられない. Someone said you was dead.”
Fans were delighted to see Ian on This Morning today, 1つのツイートで: “Simply one of the nicest men ever!! Radiates joy.”
別の投稿: “Happy you got the recognition and firmly in the hall of fame Ian Wright.”