Which was the only occasion when she got to see Danny Casey in person?


Answer – 

The only occasion when Sophie saw Danny was on the football field. She went with her father and brothers to watch a football match where Danny was one of the players from their favourite team ‘United’. He scored a goal and everyone was elated. He was a blend of innocence and Irish genius. Sophie glowed with pride and Geoff was ecstatic to see their favourite footballer.



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