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'Even West Ham fans have sent me cards!'

Filed: Monday, 3rd July 2017
By: Staff Writer

Roy Larner, the hero of the Borough Market terrorist attack has revealed that he has received praise from the most unexpected quarters...

The 47-year-old Millwall fan, who has spent the last few weeks recovering in hospital after receiving between 80-100 stitches for various knife wounds returned to the pub in which he was attacked earlier today.

And the lifelong Lions fan admitted that whilst he had been surprised to receive cards and gifts from wellwishers all around the globe, none surprised him more than those sent by Hammers fans!

"The hero thing is a bit embarrassing for me," Larner told the BBC. "But it's nice. People have been giving me loads of praise and sending me cards.

"Even West Ham fans have sent me cards and money - which is quite nice!"

A crowdfunding campaign set up to help Larner - who has been tipped to win the George Medal as a result of his bravery which is said to have saved several lives - has raised in excess of 55,000.

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