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Healy ‘humbled’ by SuperCupNI warm reception

Thursday, 27 July 2017

Healy ‘humbled’ by SuperCupNI warm reception thumbnailSuperCupNI special guest David Healy admits he was ‘humbled’ by the reception he received during the traditional opening parade on Sunday evening

NORTHERN Ireland's greatest ever goalscorer has admitted it is an 'honour' to have been asked to officially open this week's SuperCupNI.
Healy, who played in the tournament three times, described it as an 'absolute pleasure' to again be involved in an event close to his heart.
“I have been involved before in helping with the draw but it is an absolute honour to open the tournament," said the 37-year-old who netted 36 times for his country.
“I played in it three times and I remember the parade as a young player. It wasn't as embarrassing then as it was this time walking at the front and people calling out your name.
“It's very humbling and I'm thankful for everyone who turned out to watch," he added.

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