West Ham’s stars Dimitri Payet and Sam Byram gave young cancer patient and huge Irons fan Jack Howard reason to smile with a Facetime call.
Brave Jack is fighting kidney cancer and has been given weeks to live but his family is refusing to give up the battle as they bid to raise £250,000 to pay for revolutionary treatment in the US that could save him.
Byram says the pair wanted to “give you a ring and wish you all the best” which delighted the 12 year old.
West Ham donated £5,000 towards Jack’s cause which Hammers co-chairman David Sullivan matched personally to help boost the figure to over £80,000.
The fundraising effort is being made via a Crowdfunder page which has so far had 1,718 people support.
Payet told Jack: “We wish you a good recovery and we hope to see you soon in London Stadium.”