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03rd Apr 2019

‘We blinked and our son had gone blind’ – Mikey Poulli’s inspirational story

Despite suffering from a rare condition called Rod-Cone dystrophy, eight-year-old Mikey still dreams of playing football for England one day

Reuben Pinder

Mikey has a rare eye condition

At the age of six, Mikey Poulli was fully sighted. Now eight years old, he has lost all of his vision due to a rare eye condition called Rod-Cone dystrophy. However, that hasn’t stopped him pursuing his dream of playing football.

Watch the full story below.