VIDEO: Watch young Sheffield Wednesday fan Dylan's delight as he opens surprise letter from Owls star

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This is the heart-warming moment a little Sheffield Wednesday fan had his day made with a surprise letter from Owls ace Daniel Pudil.

Wednesday supporter Dylan Batty, five, who has severe speech and language problems and complex special needs, was filmed opening a letter from the Czech defender, packed with autographs and pictures.

Proud mum Sarah filmed her son's delight as he returned home from school to open the letter - and the defender also sent her a touching message on Facebook after hearing of Dylan's situation.

He wrote: "Wow! I am really glad that I could do something for your son. I hope he will be a very good boy in his future life.

"Doesn't matter if poor, rich, healthy or disabled, he will remember his mother was doing the best she could for him and he won't forget it.

"All the best for him, you and all your family. And of course WAWAW," which stands for We're All Wednesday, Aren't We.

The footballer signed a drawing the youngster had done of him after spotting it on Facebook - and yesterday it arrived at the family's home in Barnsley.

Dylan drew a picture of his favourite player as part of a school project - and Sarah shared it on Facebook where it was spotted by Pudil.

Sarah, 30, said: "I posted it on his official page and his lovely wife contacted me and said if I sent the pics he would sign them.

"It is an absolutely beautiful thing to do for him as people know he really struggles at school."

Dylan is a regular at Hillsborough alomng with his mum and brothers Hudson and Cameron and sister Amelia.

The youngster, attends Oakhill Primary School in Ardsley, Barnsley, a special school for children with special needs.

Said Sarah: "Football really helps him and Wednesday is his life. Daniel is one of his favourites as well as Forestieri and Bannan.

"I wanted to share how proud I am of him because he really struggles with school and academically and show him that hard work pays off."