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Star plays last game, replaced by 5-year-old

24 May 3:34 pm

Star plays last game, replaced by 5-year-old

By German Sferra

This video has been making the internet rounds the past couple of days. As various web reports mention, former Russian international defender Vadim Evseev retired as a professional from the Belarus league in December. And in a touching moment, in his testimonial match earlier this month, he was replaced by five-year-old Khrisan Dzeus. I've found multiple stories that say Khristan is Vadim's son, and others that say he's the son of a CEO of a children's charity organization, and that Vadim wanted to recognize the CEO's efforts by showcasing Vadim.

In either case, watch how both teams helped the little fella become the star of the game...