He’ s being hailed as a real-life Spider-Man .
Mamoudou Gassama was caught upon video on Saturday climbing the building in Paris to save a child who was dangling from a fourth-floor balcony. As the footage above displays, it took Gassama about half a moment to reach the 4-year-old and draw him to safety.
“ I did not really think of the floors… I did not really think of the risk, ” Gassama informed Le Parisien, according to a interpretation by Nine. com. au. “ I did this because it’ s a child . ”
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo the 22-year-old hero “ Spider-Man from the 18th, ” as the save happened in the city’ s eighteenth arrondissement (district).
“ He explained to me that he experienced arrived from Mali a few months ago, longing to behold building his life here , ” Hidalgo told the Protector. “ I told him that will his heroic act is an illustration to all citizens and that the city associated with Paris will obviously be really keen to support him in his initiatives to settle in France. ”
The child’ t parents weren’ t home during the incident. The child’ s father was held for asking while the mother was not in Paris, france at the time, AFP reported.
UPGRADE: This story has been updated along with additional information.