Leeds United star Stuart Dallas helps homeless man in Las Vegas

LEEDS UNITED star Stuart Dallas has proved footballers can be generous people.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 11th July 2016, 8:27 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 8:15 pm
Stuart Dallas with the homeless man in Las Vegas
Stuart Dallas with the homeless man in Las Vegas

While on honeymoon with his new wife Juneve, the newly-weds met a homeless man in Las Vegas.

And instead of walking on by, the couple took him to a shop to buy what ever he needed.

Juneve posted a picture of Stuart and the man on Facebook, saying: “The amount of homeless people here is so sad. To bring this man into the shop an get him whatever he wanted, how much he appreciated it, the tears were rolling down his face. This world is so cruel.”

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But a woman from Dallas’s home town, Cookstown in Northern Ireland, said the generosity was typical of the footballer.

Judith Wilson, whose eight-year-old son is unwell, said the winger paid little Alex a visit the day after the Northern Ireland’s homecoming celebration and just an hour before he left to go on honeymoon.

“He came to our home the day after the big night in the Titanic Quarter and one hour before he left for his honeymoon to see our Alex,” she explained.

“He is eight and has been quite ill from March and was in and out of Antrim hospital from that time.

“My husband Stephen Wilson sent him a message to ask him could he come see Alex and spend some time with him.

“Stuart Dallas is Alex’s favourite Northern Ireland player and role model,” she added, “he even had to get his hair done like his - and he replied within minutes saying he would love to come see Alex.

“Alex got the shock of his life when he opened the front door and Stuart was there. Honestly what a guy... and an absolute treasure to Cookstown.”