WATCH - Leicester City players wave Palestinian flag after winning maiden FA Cup
WEMBLEY – Players of English football club Leicester City Saturday expressed solidarity with the Palestinians who have faced Israeli bombardment causing the death of over 145 people including minors since Monday.
Hamza Choudhury and Wesley Fofana of Leicester City celebrated their maiden victory over Chelsea by waving the Palestinian flag.
The impressive moment garnered huge love for Bangladeshi and French origin players who didn’t wave flags of their home countries following a title victory.
Both players waved the flag in solidarity with Palestinians who have faced massacre from Israeli forces amid the recent events of ethnic cleansing.
Palestinian Ambassador to the UK Husam Zomlot also expressed gratitude to both players.
Letter to Hamza Choudhury and Wesley Fofana, Leicester Football Club, who used the occasion of the FA cup triumph to show solidarity with the Palestinian people 🇵🇸🙏🏽✌🏽✊@Wesley_Fofanaa@HamzaChoudhury1@LCFC— Husam Zomlot (@hzomlot) May 15, 2021
#SavePalestine #Jerusalem #GazaUnderAttack pic.twitter.com/1gSm7tJnH8
Meanwhile, pro-Palestine rallies continue in solidarity with oppressed Muslims in the Gaza strip. Tens of thousands of protesters marched in support of Palestinians on Saturday in London, Berlin, Madrid, and Paris.
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