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Heartwarming moment Nathan Cleary climbs over seats to make wheelchair-bound fan’s night

Heartwarming moment Nathan Cleary climbs over seats to make a young wheelchair-bound fan’s night after steering Penrith to a comeback win over the Gold Coast

  • Nathan Cleary has made a young boy’s night after climbing seats to meet him
  • The Penrith halfback gifted the wheelchair-bound fan with his jersey
  • Cleary was influential in his sides slow-start 18-4 win against Gold Coast 

Panthers co-captain Nathan Cleary has shown his class off the field, climbing over rows of spectator seats to meet a wheelchair-bound fan and gifting the boy his jersey after Penrith’s 18-4 win over the Titans.

The 24-year-old star was signing autographs and taking photos with fans post match on Friday night when he jumping over seats at Cbus Super Stadium on the Gold Coast to meet Marshall Bamberry.

Nathan Cleary and thrilled fan Marshall Bamberry give the thumbs-up in a wholesome off-field moment

The video shows Cleary stepping over seats and climbing over a railing to shake hands and chat with Marshall, leading the youngster’s support worker Ebony Stringer to praise Cleary’s kindness. 

Ms Stringer posted the moment to Instagram with the caption: ”Best night ever’ Marshall said after meeting Nathan Cleary. 

‘You’re a legend thank you.’  

Cleary is seen in a second video taking the GPS chip out of his jersey, then handing the jumper to a smiling Marshall.

Fans then flock to the NSW half for a piece of the Panthers kit, with one young boy yelling, ‘Can I have your sock?’

A thrilled Marshall poses with Nathan Cleary's game jersey after the star made his night on the Gold Coast

A thrilled Marshall poses with Nathan Cleary’s game jersey after the star made his night on the Gold Coast

The 2021 Dally M halfback of the year booted 591 kick metres, set up two tries and scored one himself to guide Penrith home after trailing 4-0 at halftime.

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