Football’s kindest moments of 2016 - featuring Ronaldo, Messi, Rooney and Suarez

Lionel Messi holds the hands of 'bag shirt boy' Murtaza Ahmadi (Photo: Getty Image)

2016 has been a pretty brutal year across the board.

From a number of high-profile celebrity deaths to some questionable political decisions, many people have felt sad or frustrated at one moment or another.

So to cheer you up, here is a look at some of football's kindest moments of the year - proving that the players are not all that bad, after all.


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