Young Boy Surprised By His Hero, Odell Beckham Jr


by Brandon Steiner December 03, 2015 0 Comments

Sports have the power to transform lives. With Steiner Sports having such unique relationships with superstar athletes across the full spectrum of sports, I am privileged with many opportunities to connect fans in need with special experiences.

I received a letter recently from Dan, a volunteer in a New York-based big brothers / big sisters organization looking after a boy named Rafi. Dan told me about the incredible impact and connection he has made with Rafi, who loves Odell Beckham Jr. (Seems natural with Odell having taken the sports world by storm).

It's volunteers like Dan who are the heroes to kids like Rafi everyday, so when I told Odell about him and Rafi, we planned something special. I invited Dan and Rafi to Steiner Sports' Giant Playmakers event with Odell, Eli Manning, Mario Manningham and David Tyree.

I had someone tell Dan and Rafi that there was a problem with their seats. They had no idea what was coming next...

 

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Brandon Steiner is the founder and chairman of Steiner Sports Marketing and Memorabilia, the largest company of its kind in America. Considered a sports marketing guru, Brandon is a permanent fixture in the media as a regular on ESPN NY Radio 98.7 FM and as host of "The Hook-Up with Brandon Steiner" on YES Network. He has appeared frequently on CNBC, CNN, MSNBC, ESPN, and in newspapers including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. The author of The Business Playbook: Leadership Lessons from the World of Sports and You Gotta Have Balls: How a Kid from Brooklyn Started From Scratch, Bought Yankee Stadium, and Created a Sports Empire, Brandon lives in Scarsdale, New York, with his wife, Mara and children Crosby and Nicole.




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