Nico visited children at the hospital of Viña showing his human side
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The second national racket went to the Hospital Gustavo Fricke, Viña del mar, showing his human side.
January 31. - The national player, Nicolas Massu, had a free time in his busy sport agenda, he had a space in his been busy sport agenda, he visited the wing of the Pediatric service, of the hospital Gustavo Fricke, of the "city garden", where he visited 37 children, affected by diverse pathologies, interned in the welfare center.
Massú arrived a few minutes after 12.00 where he and Jaime Fillol met the mayor of Vina del mar, Virginia Reginato. They visited the 5th floor, where they shared gifts and smiles, of Unicef, with children who were on intermediate and postnatives cares, received with full of joy, the double olympic medalist of Athens.
The most exciting moment of the day, was when the "Vampire" entered in the area where 7 children, aged 9-14, suffers from cancer, recognised the former top ten player, they gave him a lot of affection. Then, one of them, who requested to keep his identity, recognised that Massu was his idol, the player from Vina del mar, had a spontaneous smile and hug him, gave him a "polera" from the UNICEF and a cap of the Movistar Open 2006. Finally, when he finished the visit, he affirmed that " to tell you the truth, it was an honor for me to be there, it's something incredible. When, you are in the scope of tennis, you don't have a lot of time to participate to those events and in the life, there are things which are important and it's something that I'm proud".
"These children are bad and the truth is that the real problems are here. To win or lose a match, doesn't have any influence on the life and to see the children here who fight to come out. I saw it two years ago and whenever I can, I continue doing it", said the "Vampire"