Carlos, who was born deaf and is almost completely blind, is a passionate Brazil supporter who was able to experience his country's recent match with Costa Rica with a little help from his friends, Business Insider reports.
Carlos began to lose his eyesight when he was 14. He was diagnosed with Usher syndrome, a rare genetic disorder which affects a person's seeing and hearing ability.
Now at 27 Carlos has limited vision that makes it difficult to watch television. But thanks to friend and sign language instructor Hélio Fonseca de Araújo, Carlos was still able to take in the drama of Brazil's World Cup match against Costa Rica.
Using tactile sign language and a model soccer field, Fonseca de Araújo and another friend helped Carlos experience Philippe Coutinho's late go-ahead goal in real time. After the score, they celebrated by breaking out the drums.
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