Royal Brompton patient Freddie meets his football heroes Freddie Lane aged 8, was given the chance to meet the players from Chelsea Football Club thanks to our Charity who arranged the day through the Chelsea Foundation Freddie, a young cystic fibrosis patient at Royal Brompton was given the opportunity to meet his footballing heroes, along with a group of other supporters on Monday afternoon. They had the unique opportunity to see the first-team squad put to the test during training before getting to meet the players for photographs and autographs. Among the famous faces were David Luiz, Olivier Giroud, Cesc Fabregas and Willian. Freddie’s parents, Ellie and Ollie Lane, who also attended, were delighted to see their son so excited, with memories to ‘cherish for a long time to come’. His mother Ellie said: ‘Freddie is a massive Chelsea fan so today was just incredible for him. He has challenges every day, with his physio and medications and listening to me nagging him! So today was in recognition of what he has to face.’ A big thank you to the Chelsea Foundation and Chelsea FC for making this possible.