The boy in the audience whom Mourinho gave his UEFA Super Cup second-place medal to has been identified as Deji.
Nigerian kid Deji, has been over the moon after the event and his brother posted on Twitter how the gesture would spur him to strive even more in his football aspirations.
— Tife (@Souprhim) August 9, 2017
The official Manchester United page @ManUtd tweeted, asking for anyone who knew the kid to get in touch.
A top gesture from Jose to give his #SuperCup runners-up medal to a young fan 👏
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) August 8, 2017
In an interview, Mourinho said the gesture would mean a lot to the child.
Mourinho had walked up to the audience and handed the medal to the kid during the awards ceremony.
José Mourinho gives his medal to a fan in the crowd.
Top gesture 👏👏👏 pic.twitter.com/bUipyhkQ8l
— BT Sport Football (@btsportfootball) August 8, 2017
Deji has so far become popular with media organisations seeking to interview him.