The teenager, who in 2016 trained at the Barça Academy in Fort Lauderdale, one of the six academies the club have in the USA. was discharged from hospital this Wednesday.
Anthony has a dream that he wants to make come true: To travel to Barcelona, visit the Camp Nou and meet the players. Through journalist Santiago Segurola and the Barça Escoles department at the club, FC Barcelona got in touch with his family to invite him to the city.
His father, Royer Borges, has opened a 'gofundme' account to raise money for Anthony's medical bills, and the response has seen over half a million dollars provided. Barça wish to help increase this amount by spreading the word, so that everyone who wishes to collaborate in his recovery can do so.