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Real Sociedad employ homeless man who sleeps outside their stadium

Rubem Vitoriano is now part of the club’s maintenance staff.

Real Sociedad's Anoeta Stadium.
Real Sociedad's Anoeta Stadium.
Image: AP/Press Association Images

REAL SOCIEDAD HAVE given a homeless man who had been sleeping outside the La Liga club’s stadium a job on their maintenance team.

Rubem Vitoriano, who has been sleeping on the streets of San Sebastian for the last three years, has signed a two-month deal with the club, according to Spanish newspaper Marca.

For the last eight months, the 35-year-old and his dog had been sleeping at the gate’s of Sociedad’s Anoeta Stadium home but he has now been able to find a place to stay.

The Spanish side have made a promising start to the season and sit seventh after nine games.

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