VIDEO: Osvaldo Alonso’s emotional Cuban reunion with father


Every now and then, sports have a way of bringing us the kind of story that makes you well up with tears of joy, and remember that winning and losing is such an insignificant detail at the end of the day.

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The above video, which details Seattle Sounders midfielder Osvaldo Alonso’s emotional reunion with his Cuban father eight years after defecting to the United States, is one such story.

At this point, I’ll pipe down and let Alonsos Sr. and Jr. tell their story.