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Matthew Lloyd overcome by Luke Beveridge’s gesture to Bob Murphy

Matthew Lloyd says Luke Beveridge’s decision to give Bob Murphy his premiership medal was one of the ‘most touching’ moments he’s seen in football.

The Essendon great confessed to shedding a tear when it happened.

‘That’s a moment that will stay with me forever,’ Lloyd said on 3AW Football after the game.

‘I’ve never cried at a game of football before, but I had the tears streaming down my eyes when Luke Beveridge called Bob Murphy up on stage and put that medal around his neck.

‘There was one of the most touching moments I’ve ever seen at a football game.’

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Luke Beveridge explained why he did it on 3AW Football.

‘He’s the heartbeat of our football club,’ he said.

‘He deserves it as much as anyone.

‘It’s been really shattering for everyone to see that he might miss out.

‘He’s held himself unbelievably well.

‘He’s been a tremendous support for everyone.’

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