English Premier League Veteran, Paul Pogba and Amad Diallo, his Manchester United team-mate held up a Palestine flag on the Old Trafford pitch after their final home game this season
The duo’s public displayed support for Palestine on Tuesday after their 1-1 draw match on Tuesday’s 1-1 against Fulham.
The united midfielder Pogba was given the flag by a fan during which the players made their way round the pitch for the traditional lap of honour after their last home game of the season
The world cup winner Pogba and Ivorian winger Diallo, who are both Muslim, displayed the flag of Palestine, to show support with 10,000 fans around watching after corona virus restrictions were lifted.
Israel’s intense bombing campaign on Gaza which claimed the lives of 213 Palestinians, including 61 children, and more than 1,400 people injured in Gaza, over a week of conflict between Islamist group Hamas and Israel, according to the health ministry in Gaza.
Paul Pogba and Amad showed their support for Palestine after the final whistle. pic.twitter.com/gDxwxx31NW
— Man United News (@ManUtdMEN) May 18, 2021
The death toll on the Israeli side rose to 12 and two Thai nationals working in southern Israel were killed by a volley of rockets fired by Hamas.
Thousands of protesters in support of Palestinians on Saturday embark on procession in major European cities, London, Berlin, Madrid and Paris inclusive, the raged between Israel and militants in Gaza is seen as the worst conflict.
Also, Leicester players Hamza Choudhury and Wesley Fofana showed their support for the Palestinians after defeating Chelsea in the FA cup finals.
English midfielder Choudhury and French defender Fofana, also were seen holding a Palestinian flag on the pitch at Wembley.
Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny on his social media post, was seen showing his support for the Palestinian people been hit by a backlash from Jewish fans.
The Egyptian on his Twitter account posted: “My heart and my soul and my support for you Palestine.”
my heart and my soul and my support for you Palestine 🇵🇸 ✌️ pic.twitter.com/ywrpPk5Xmf
— Mohamed ELNeny (@ElNennY) May 10, 2021
Arsenal confirmed to Sky Sports that they have spoken with Elneny after concerns about the post were raised from one of the club’s sponsors, coffee maker Lavazza.