Since the start of the Israeli aggression, first against East Jerusalem, then Gaza and the rest of Palestine, many athletes around the world expressed solidarity with the Palestinian people and their struggle for freedom.
— Dave Zirin (@EdgeofSports) May 14, 2021
Below is only a small sampling of the ever- growing list.
Mohamed Salah; Nation: Egypt; Club: Liverpool F.C.
“I’m calling on all the world leaders including on the Prime Minister of the country that has been my home for the past 4 years to do everything in their power to make sure the violence and killing of innocent people stops immediately. Enough is enough. @BorisJohnson”
— Mohamed Salah (@MoSalah) May 11, 2021
Sadio Mané; Nation: Senegal; Club: Liverpool F.C.
— Sadio Mané (@SMane_Officiel) May 11, 2021
Paul Pogba; Nation: France; Club: Manchester United F.C.
— United Zone (@ManUnitedZone_) May 10, 2021
Riyad Mahrez; Nation: Algeria;Club: Manchester City F.C.
— Riyad Mahrez (@Mahrez22) May 10, 2021
Achraf Hakimi; Nation: Morocco; Club: Football Club Internazionale Milano
— achrafhakimi (@AchrafHakimi) May 10, 2021
Benjamin Mendy;Nation: France;Club: Manchester City F.C.
— Benjamin Mendy (@benmendy23) May 11, 2021
Khabib Nurmagomedov; Nation: Dagestan; UFC
‘Taking vengeance on them only because they believe in Allah’: Khabib says ‘pray for Palestine’ amid clashes with Israeli forces https://t.co/DJnHu0GYfi
— Joe Catron supports the Palestinian Resistance 𓂆 (@jncatron) May 10, 2021
Kyrie Irving; Nation: United States; Team: Brooklyn Nets
Our newly reverted brother Kyrie Irving posting about the crisis in Palestine already. No ambiguity or worry of political correctness. May Allah reward him immensely. Ameen pic.twitter.com/2dk9wVpxhq
— 𝙉𝘼𝘼𝙉𝙎 (@LilNaanX) May 12, 2021
Damian Lillard; Nation: United States; Team: Portland Trailblazers
NBA All-Stars Kyrie Irving and Damian Lillard posted about the current situation in Israel and Palestine. pic.twitter.com/0mRFO8dj9g
— Sergen (@sergenkumas) May 12, 2021
Mesut Ozil; Nation: Germany; Club: Fenerbahce
Turkish footballers including the famous German footballer Mesut Ozil, raised voices for Palestine's Muslims while playing matches in the Turkish League. #FreePalestine #PalestinianLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/RZaoHmeNVY
— Mohammad Sami (@MohdSami777) May 11, 2021
Mohamed Elneny; Nation: Egypt; Club: Arsenal
my heart and my soul and my support for you Palestine 🇵🇸 ✌️ pic.twitter.com/ywrpPk5Xmf
— Mohamed ELNeny (@ElNennY) May 10, 2021
Trezeguet; Nation: Egypt; Club: Aston Villa
— Trezeguet (@Trezeguet) May 10, 2021
Ahmed Elmohamady; Nation: Egypt; Club: Aston Villa
Palestine 🇵🇸🙏🏽🤲🏽 pic.twitter.com/a2pUvKvvo7
— Ahmed Elmohamady (@Elmo_27) May 10, 2021
(The Palestine Chronicle)