MLS: 5 Touching Moments of Granting Make-A-Wish Dreams

MLS: 5 Touching Moments of Granting Make-A-Wish Dreams

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WWE wrestlers are often seen granting wishes for Children with the Make-A-Wish foundation. It's really great to see MLS taking part in these as well, because it is very touching to see these kids happier than ever with their favorite MLS clubs. What is only a small favor from the team, makes a huge impact on the child. Here are five moments in which MLS made kids' dreams come true.

5. D.C. United and Jordan Johansen

Jordan Johansen DC United Make-A-Wish MLS
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5. D.C. United and Jordan Johansen

Jordan Johansen DC United Make-A-Wish MLS
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Jordan Johansen signed a one-day contract with D.C. United, and the players were as happy to have him on the team as he was to be there. Johansen was a fan of Sean Franklin since his LA Galaxy days, and Franklin took to social media to share his adoration for Jordan. It was really a great moment to watch.

4. Real Salt Lake and Jonah Gomez

Jonah Gomez Real Salt Lake Make-A-Wish MLS
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4. Real Salt Lake and Jonah Gomez

Jonah Gomez Real Salt Lake Make-A-Wish MLS
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Jonah Gomez was just 6 years old when he played soccer with powerhouse MLS club Real Salt Lake. He joined the club at practice and was welcomed with open arms. For a child who had to spent a lot of time in and out of the hospital, RSL really gave him a reason to smile.

3. LA Galaxy and Jacob Trainor

Jacob Trainor LA Galaxy Make-A-Wish MLS
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3. LA Galaxy and Jacob Trainor

Jacob Trainor LA Galaxy Make-A-Wish MLS
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Earlier this year, LA Galaxy signed Jacob Trainor to the club and the online media made it as authentic as possible for Jacob. He suited up with the club for a match and joined them at training. It was very touching to see the smile on his face while standing with Galaxy.

2. Seattle Sounders and Xander Bailey

Xander Bailey Seattle Sounders Make-A-Wish MLS
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2. Seattle Sounders and Xander Bailey

Xander Bailey Seattle Sounders Make-A-Wish MLS
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Most recently, Xander Bailey signed with the Seattle Sounders for a day. The Sounders welcomed him on the pitch during their friendly against Tottenham Hotspur. Before the match even took place, the hashtag #XanderWatch blew up on twitter, and Xander was welcomed to Seattle like a true player.

1. Portland Timbers and Atticus Lane-Dupre

Atticus Lane-Dupre Portland Timbers Make-A-Wish MLS
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1. Portland Timbers and Atticus Lane-Dupre

Atticus Lane-Dupre Portland Timbers Make-A-Wish MLS
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No one will ever forget how amazing it was for Atticus and his team, The Green Machine, to take on the Portland Timbers. Like many other Make-A-Wish events, it hit the media by storm. Portland wanted to give Atticus the most authentic experience possible. The Timbers Army even showed up in full-force to root for Atticus and his team.

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