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Brazilian soccer fan experiences games with help from friend

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Fonseca interprets the game to Carlos. (Source: YouTube) Fonseca interprets the game to Carlos. (Source: YouTube)

A Brazilian soccer fan is experiencing his home team's World Cup games in an usual but moving way - with the help of a miniature pitch and guides.

According to the YouTube video, Helio Araujo Fonseca wanted to make sure his friend Carlos would get to experience the games.

Fonseca posted that Carlos is deaf and blind, inspiring him to create a unique way for him to feel the games.

So he built a small, lap-sized field. Together Fonseca and another interpreter used hand movements to communicate goals, fouls, player numbers and more of the game to Carlos.

Watch the video of Carlos' feeling his way through Brazil's match against Croatia and his excitement as his team scores here or above: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TK2AgzBBvKw

According to the New York Daily News, Carlos began losing his eyesight when he was 14 due to Usher syndrome.

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