The love of sports has a way of bringing people together in a special way — it’s a time where we can cheer on our favorite teams, take jabs at out rivals, and just have some good, old-fashioned fun.
During the 2022 FIFA World Cup, as folks from all around eagerly rooted for their teams, Mohammed Al Sharafi found himself the target of online bullying. As he happily cheered on Morocco during their match against Croatia on November 23rd, rude remarks were made about his crooked teeth. In the end, though, he got the last laugh — and smile.
A Dubai-based dentist gave a Moroccan football fan a full set of dentures after he was bullied at the Qatar World Cup for his “bad smile”.”I decided to help him as soon as I saw his picture,” said Dr Shadi Al Shaikh. “I met him in Qatar and offered him free treatment in my clinic pic.twitter.com/9DA3gluCRD— Bidhaan (@bidhaanDahir) December 6, 2022
Dr. Shadi Alshaikh, a dentist, just so happened to notice all the rudeness directed at Mohammed. With the help of his Instagram followers, he tracked the sports fan down with an unbelievable offer: a new set of dentures. Best of all? This kind offer would come at absolutely no cost to Mohammed!
“Dedicated to those who bully,” Shadi wrote in a video showing off Mohammed’s new smile. “And this is still the beginning.”
The response from the public to this uplifting post was beyond positive. Everyone was so happy to see Mohammed’s transformation, ourselves included!
As an added bonus to all that Mohammed had to celebrate, Morocco went on to beat Spain with a 3-0 on penalties, sending them to the quarterfinals of the World Cup for the first time in their history.
Beautiful acts of kindness like this one remind us of the importance of paying it forward whenever we can. We love to see it!
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