David Luiz surprises Chelsea fan at family barbecue during Australia tour

David Luiz at Chelsea fan's home
David Luiz and Hudson McCarthy (possibly) discussing Chelsea's tactics for the new season

David Luiz made a young Chelsea fan's wish come true by turning up to his family barbecue in Perth, Western Australia.

Hudson McCarthy heard the Blues were coming to his hometown on their pre-season tour of Australia, so he posted a video message on social media inviting them round to his house.

Luiz decided it was an offer he couldn't refuse and brought along team-mates Tiemoue Bakayoko and Ethan Ampadu for the ride.

The players had a kick-about in the garden before sitting down for dinner with the four-year-old and his family.

French midfielder Bakayoko and Wales international Ampadu presented Hudson with a free shirt and a trip to watch Monday's friendly with Perth Glory, while defender Luiz offered a more personal gift to the young fan.

"Tomorrow, I'm going to score for you. Now that's a real gift," joked the Brazilian, before the pair decided on their own unique goal celebration.

Luiz was not able to keep his word about scoring, though, as Pedro registered the only goal in a 1-0 win in manager Maurizio Sarri's first friendly in charge of the Blues.

Hudson McCarthy with Chelsea's David Luiz, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Ethan Ampadu
Chelsea's David Luiz (right), Tiemoue Bakayoko (centre) and Ethan Ampadu (left) spent time at the young fan's house after training
Hudson McCarthy with Chelsea's David Luiz, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Ethan Ampadu
Four-year-old Hudson scored with his left foot during their kick-about in the garden and got to celebrate with the players

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