An Eight-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Plays Soccer Against the Portland Timbers (Video)

These kinds of stories will never get old.

Last MLS season, eight-year-old Atticus Lane-Dupre was unable to attend his favorite team's final match because he was getting treatment on a cancerous tumor that was found on one of his kidneys. So that team, the Portland Timbers, made it up to him this week by playing in a scrimmage against the boy's team, the Green Machine, at Jeld-Wen Field. The Green Machine won the game 10-9 in front of more than 3,000 fans with Atticus scoring the winning goal on a corner kick in the final minute of the match.

"I had lots of fun," he said afterwards.

This is what sports are all about, folks. Watch the video above to see some highlights from the event that was made possible by the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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[via ESPN FC]

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