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WATCH: Real Madrid star Eduardo Camavinga gifts France jersey to whole Ukraine Under-21 team; Twitter reacts on this brilliant gesture

Real Madrid star Eduardo Camavinga visited Ukraine's dressing room to offer jersey & to extend his support amidst ongoing Russian invasion.

Aakash Srivastava Author

Updated - 11 June 2022 12:32 pm

Eduardo Camavinga

France U21 was held 3-3 with Ukraine U21 in the qualifiers of the 2023 UEFA European Championship qualifier on Thursday night at the Necmi Kadioğlu Sports Complex on Thursday night. Ukraine U21 continued their impressive show in the qualifiers as they pulled off a stunning draw against France in a thrilling encounter.

However, Real Madrid star Eduardo Camavinga stole the show after the match as he visited Ukraine’s dressing room to give them a load of France team jersey, to show his solidarity with the nation amidst Russia’s military invasion. The game which was earlier supposed to be played in Ukraine moved to Istanbul due to the ongoing war with Russia. Camavinga’s noble gesture came into sight when both the teams returned to their dressing room, the Real Madrid players made their way into the dressing room and offered the players the French team’s shirt.

He also boosted the confidence and morale of players by delivering an emotional speech. “We all know the situation is very complicated. We all stand with you during tough times. I am offering all of you these shirts to express my support to you, your family and your friends. The bad situation which has emerged recently has not just affected you, but it has affected everyone who believes in prosperity and peace,” he said.

Adding further, Camavinga expressed that he hopes the situation will get better soon and we all can visit Ukraine, the beautiful country we all know for its hospitality. Camavinga received a huge round of applause from the Ukrainian players.

Notably, Camavinga has featured for France’s Under-21 side on 12 occasions and even has three caps for the senior team. Eduardo Camavinga received massive praise on social media as many users applauded the great gesture by the footballer.

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