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Carson Pickett gave a special kind of 'fist bump' to a young fan. The internet went wild

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Posted at 7:30 AM, Jul 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-23 10:49:08-04

ORLANDO, Fla. — A heartwarming moment was caught on camera between a young fan and professional soccer player in Orlando, Florida, recently.

The picture shows Orlando Pride and former Florida State Seminoles star Carson Pickett sharing a special bond with a youngster named Joseph Tidd.

Pickett and Joseph were both born without a left forearm and the viral photo shows them giving a special "fist bump."

Looking at the picture, both of them are flashing huge smiles during the exchange.

Comments on the Instagram post were positive, leaving many overwhelmed by the touching image.

"Now this is the photo of the century! There is no language to describe this moment," one user wrote. Another person added, "I love this joy and rush of selfless love so much."

Another commenter said: "Me meeting an adult who shared my rare condition as a child gave me the confidence I sorely needed and made me believe I could do great things, too. I'm really happy for this little guy, because I know how much it means to us."

WESH-TV reported that since they first met a few months ago Joseph has watched Carson play several matches, boosting his confidence.

This story was originally published by Scott Sutton on WPTV .