Kerryman Mike Griffin has been roaming around Rio this summer getting players past and present to sign his Na Gaeil Tralee club jersey, which he’ll auction off for charity when he arrives home.
Last night he reached the pinnacle when still green after becoming one of the newest world champions, Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil penned Mike’s jersey.
If you were on Snapchat yesterday and were getting the special stories from Rio, you may have spotted a Kerry jersey and the above Tralee one hanging in preparation for the final. Well they were Mike’s – and it was viewed over 6 million times by Snapchat users. Pretty cool!
You can follow Mike’s journey on his Facebook page. Living the dream!