England striker Darren Bent welcomes return of My Special Day

Last Updated: 18/12/13 10:05am

My Special Day gives a young England fan a day to remember.

England striker Darren Bent is among a number of footballers who welcomed the return of My Special Day.

In episode one, Lewis Marshall, who suffers from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, met the England football team and watched them play at Wembley during an unforgettable two days.

Wayne Rooney recorded a special video message for Lewis, who was greeted by England manager Roy Hodgson and captain Steven Gerrard ahead of a training session.

Lewis has a front row seat for Roy Hodgson and Steven Gerrard¿s pre match press conference ahead of England v Germany.

Rooney presented him with an England shirt signed by the whole team and Lewis joined his favourite player on the pitch as a mascot for the recent friendly against Germany.

Lewis' moving story has been warmly received throughout football and Bent tweeted: "Preparing for big game tonight and just seen the England #myspecialday on @skysportsnews...great stuff."

Newcastle defender Steven Taylor also took to twitter to add: "Loving the England #myspecialday on @skysportsnews"

Norwich's Bradley Johnson echoed Taylot's thoughts, tweeting: "Well done @SkySportsNews just seen #myspecialday with the England squad, great piece."

There were further positive tweets from Tom Huddlestone, Ryan Taylor and Anton Ferdinand.

Lewis compares the autograph technique of the England squad.

The Football Association have also supported the initiative which has worked closely with professional clubs to make young people's dreams come true.

Lewis had a special message for England's stars, who will attempt to end the nation's long wait for a World Cup triumph.

Sky Sports News presenter Kirsty Gallacher said: "Lewis will be cheering England on as they travel to Brazil next summer and says he has the faith that his heroes can win the World Cup in 2014."