Mat Ryan is fast becoming a fan favourite at Brighton and it’s easy to see why following his side’s thrilling draw with Stoke City in the English Premier League over the weekend.
The Caltex Socceroos keeper produced a stunning last-minute penalty save to deny Charlie Adam and preserve a precious point for the Seagulls.
The 25-year-old was swamped by teammates after the stop and received high-praise from Brighton boss Chris Hughton following the clash.
While his save has received plenty of airtime, it was a moment after the game which has gone viral in recent days.
A young fan ran onto the pitch following the full-time whistle and hugged the Aussie star, with Ryan happy to oblige.
But in a classy move, Ryan removed his match-worn jersey and presented it to the star-struck youngster.
Top stuff, Matty.
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