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Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols delighted a young fan with Down syndrome after a recent game by giving the boy his own shirt off his back, signing it and taking some time to pose for photos.

Heart-warming moment Angel slugger Albert Pujols takes his own sweater and draws it for an overjoyed young fan with Down syndrome

  • Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols delights a young Down syndrome fan after a recent competition by giving the boy his own shirt from his back
  • After Thursday's victory over Blue Jays in Toronto, Pujols walked on to the first baseline where nine-year-old Nico was waiting
  • The designated candidate player of 6 foot-3, 240 pounds did not hesitate to remove his jersey, take a pen from Nico & # 39; s outstretched hand and sign his name on the back
  • After this, Nico turned and let Pujols draw the back of his shirt
  • Nico & # 39; s father, Joe Squarini, posted the video on Twitter and wrote: & # 39; Thank you @ PujolsFive! You made our night. Nico will never forget your @pujolsfound & # 39;
  • The Albert Pujols Foundation was established to promote & # 39; raise awareness, provide hope and meet tangible needs for children and families living with Down syndrome & # 39;
  • Pujols & stepdaughter Isabella was born with Down syndrome on January 1, 2000
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Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols delighted a young Down Syndrome fan after a recent competition by giving the boy his own shirt off his back, signing it and taking some time to pose for photos.

After Thursday's victory over Blue Jays in Toronto, Pujols plunged to the first baseline where nine-year-old Nico was waiting. As seen on social media, the 6-foot-3, 240-pound designated hitter did not hesitate to remove his sweater, take a pen from Nico & # 39; s outstretched hand, and sign his name on the back.

After this, Nico turned and let Pujols draw the back of his shirt.

Nico & # 39; s father, Joe Squarini, posted the video on Twitter and wrote: & # 39; Thank you @ PujolsFive! You made our night. Nico will never forget you. #DownSyndrome @pujolsfound & # 39;

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Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols delighted a young fan with Down syndrome after a recent game by giving the boy his own shirt off his back, signing it and taking some time to pose for photos.

After Thursday's victory over Blue Jays in Toronto, Pujols plunged to the first baseline where nine-year-old Nico was waiting. As seen on social media, the 6-foot-3, 240-pound designated hitter did not hesitate to remove his sweater, take a pen from Nico & # 39; s outstretched hand and sign his name on the back

After Thursday's victory over Blue Jays in Toronto, Pujols plunged to the first baseline where nine-year-old Nico was waiting. As seen on social media, the 6-foot-3, 240-pound designated hitter did not hesitate to remove his sweater, take a pen from Nico & # 39; s outstretched hand and sign his name on the back

After Thursday's victory over Blue Jays in Toronto, Pujols plunged to the first baseline where nine-year-old Nico was waiting. As seen on social media, the 6-foot-3, 240-pound designated hitter did not hesitate to remove his sweater, take a pen from Nico & # 39; s outstretched hand and sign his name on the back

After receiving a signed sweater from Pujols, Nico turned around and showed the Angels slugger the back of his shirt

After receiving a signed sweater from Pujols, Nico turned around and showed the Angels slugger the back of his shirt

Nico, 9, laughs when Albert Pujols signs his replica Angeles sweater

Nico, 9, laughs when Albert Pujols signs his replica Angeles sweater

After receiving a signed sweater from Pujols, Nico turned around and showed the Angels slugger the back of his shirt

The Albert Pujols Foundation was established in 2005 to promote awareness, provide hope and meet tangible needs for children and families living with Down syndrome. Pujols & stepdaughter Isabella (left) was born on January 1, 2000 with Down syndrome. Last year Pujols wrote an open letter to Isabella on Facebook and thanked her for being in his life: & # 39; You are a gift to me, to our family, and to everything you meet. You bring people together in a way that nobody else can. You keep our family together. Thank you for being our anchor & # 39;
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The Albert Pujols Foundation was established in 2005 to promote awareness, provide hope and meet tangible needs for children and families living with Down syndrome. Pujols & stepdaughter Isabella (left) was born on January 1, 2000 with Down syndrome. Last year Pujols wrote an open letter to Isabella on Facebook and thanked her for being in his life: & # 39; You are a gift to me, to our family, and to everything you meet. You bring people together in a way that nobody else can. You keep our family together. Thank you for being our anchor & # 39;

The Albert Pujols Foundation was established in 2005 to promote awareness, provide hope and meet tangible needs for children and families living with Down syndrome. Pujols & stepdaughter Isabella (left) was born on January 1, 2000 with Down syndrome. Last year Pujols wrote an open letter to Isabella on Facebook and thanked her for being in his life: & # 39; You are a gift to me, to our family, and to everything you meet. You bring people together in a way that nobody else can. You keep our family together. Thank you for being our anchor & # 39;

The Twitter handle to which Nico & # 39; s father refers is from the Albert Pujols Foundation, which was established in 2005 to promote & # 39; awareness, provide hope and meet tangible needs for children and families living with the down syndrome & # 39 ;, according to the website.

Pujols & stepdaughter Isabella was born with Down syndrome on January 1, 2000.

Pujols was a triple National League MVP with the St. Louis Cardinals that now occupies sixth place with 645 homeruns

Pujols was a triple National League MVP with the St. Louis Cardinals that now occupies sixth place with 645 homeruns

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Pujols was a triple National League MVP with the St. Louis Cardinals that now occupies sixth place with 645 homeruns

Last year Pujols wrote an open letter to Isabella on Facebook and thanked her for being in his life.

& # 39; You are a gift to me, to our family and to everyone you meet & he wrote. & # 39; You bring people together in a way that no one else can. You keep our family together. Thank you for being our anchor.

& # 39; The most important thing is that you taught me that Down's syndrome is a gift, a gift that is sometimes confusing and challenging, but also beautiful and life-changing. Thank you for giving me that gift. & # 39;

Pujols, a triple National League MVP, who is in sixth place with 645 home rounds, is not the first famous baseball player to be charmed by Nico.

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In July of 2018, Squarini posted a photo on Twitter of then-eight-year-old Nico and retired Atlanta Braves superstar Dale Murphy made silly faces in the camera.

& # 39; Last weekend attended the @ DaleMurphy3 MVP experience & & # 39 ;, wrote Squarini. & # 39; As you can see, my 8-year-old son Nico won him within the first 5 minutes. & # 39;

In July 2018, Squarini posted a photo on Twitter of then-eight-year-old Nico and retired Atlanta Braves superstar Dale Murphy made silly faces in the camera

In July 2018, Squarini posted a photo on Twitter of then-eight-year-old Nico and retired Atlanta Braves superstar Dale Murphy made silly faces in the camera

In July 2018, Squarini posted a photo on Twitter of then-eight-year-old Nico and retired Atlanta Braves superstar Dale Murphy made silly faces in the camera

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