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Arsenal player Emile Smith Rowe pays visit to 9-year-old after she held up sign at match saying: 'Can I have your shirt please?'

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Arsenal player Emile Smith Rowe paid a surprise visit to a nine-year-old after she held up a sign at a match saying: 'Can I have your shirt please?'  Isabelle Clark had a "dream" visit from her favourite player at her home after he saw her sign at a game. The schoolgirl from East Tilbury, Essex, went to the Arsenal vs Leicester match on August 13. She held up a handmade sign saying, “Smith Rowe is the best number 10 after me! Can I have your shirt please?”. Smith Rowe saw the photo on social media later that evening and reached out to her mum Kelly Clark to arrange a surprise visit. He then made a surprise visit to Isabelle’s house on Monday (22 August) to give her a signed shirt and spend some time together. Kelly said: "Originally Isabelle thought the shirt was being sent to her so she had been running to the door every time the post had been. "When he arrived I told isabelle the postman was at the door so she went running! "She actually couldn’t believe her eyes, went straight in for the hug and was completely speechless. ''He's always been her favourite player and now his given her a day she will never forget.'' Isabelle, who has been playing in football teams since the age of five, said: "It was the best day of my life!" Kelly added: "He was the nicest most genuine man, he came in and asked about Isabelle’s football he signed a few things for her and her brother he stayed for over an hour!" Isabelle hopes to play for Arsenal and England when she grows up.

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