Roy Keane 'Christmas miracle' story goes viral

“Unannounced and without any fanfare, Roy Keane came to visit the children’s ward and he gave that child the boost and energy he needed to just keep going.” 
Roy Keane 'Christmas miracle' story goes viral

“Unannounced and without any fanfare, Roy Keane came to visit the children’s ward and he gave that child the boost and energy he needed to just keep going.”  Simon Cooper/PA Wire.

Cork Paediatric doctor Niamh Ni Loinsigh has published a ‘Roy Keane appreciation post’ where she described the ‘closest thing she ever witnessed to a Christmas miracle’ facilitated by Roy Keane.

The doctor said 20 years ago, she was looking after a patient who was very unwell.

“It came to a point where we weren’t even sure if they were going to make it,” Dr Ni Loinsigh said.

Then the soccer superstar appeared at the bed of the sickly child.

“Unannounced and without any fanfare, Roy Keane came to visit the children’s ward and he gave that child the boost and energy he needed to just keep going.” 

The doctor described how the professor of paediatrics rang her on Christmas Eve in tears.

“I feared the worst, but no he said the child was completely better and was going home.” 

Concluding the TikTok video that was also published on Twitter, the Doctor said: “Thanks Roy.” 

The post instigated an outpouring of adoration for the well known Cork athlete.

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