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Jesse Lingard surprises kid with a virtual Q and A interview

London- Manchester United and England star Jesse Lingard surprised winner of the 2021 BAFTA Kids’ Young Presenter Competition with an interview.

Samaira Iqbal, who was the winner for this years BAFTA Kids Young Presenter had a shocking look on her face when she was virtually surprised that she was going to interview Lingard. Lingard and Iqbal talked about life, career, and encouragement topics. After the interview Iqbal was smiling from ear to ear in disbelief of what just happened.

“Coming from a British-Asian Deaf family, I never in a million years thought I would ever get an opportunity to work with a company as big as BAFTA. Being a kid myself, I was told that I was too young to start thinking about my career at such an early age but I’ve always been so passionate for TV presenting," Iqbal said.

"It still hasn’t sunken in and I am constantly in shock when I remind myself that it has actually happened and I’m not dreaming. I am getting closer and closer to my dream of becoming a TV presenter and just the thought of it is getting me way too excited!”

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