'Come on Leeds United!': Amazing Leeds boy with cerebral palsy posts viral piano version of Marching on Together

An eight-year-old boy from Leeds who has raised thousands of pounds for his special school by learning 100 songs to play on the piano has thrown his support behind Leeds United's promotion push.

By Daniel Sheridan
Friday, 17th July 2020, 11:01 am
Updated Friday, 17th July 2020, 11:44 am
Lennie
Lennie

Lennie Street, who lives in Morley, has cerebral palsy and hydrocephalus and isn’t able to stand or walk independently.

However, Lennie has incredibly learnt to play a huge array of songs on the piano.

He sent Twitter into raptures on Thursday after his mum posted a video of him performing 'Marching on Together'.

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The video begins with Lennie saying: "Hi!

"C'mon Leeds United, almost there.

"Leeds, Leeds, Leeds."

Lennie then performs a version of the popular pre-match chant wearing a Patrick Bamford kit.

Lennie Street

Leeds United captain Liam Cooper dedicated the club's victory against Barnsley last night to Lennie after spotting the video.

He tweeted: "Beautiful Lennie, what a star you are. I’d like to dedicate that win to you little man. Lots of love from me and everybody @LUFC keep shining."

Lennie has recently raised more than £3,500 on JustGiving which will be donated to his special school, Paces in North Sheffield, which is looking to build a new state-of-the-art facility.

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