Many are the Arab and Muslim soccer stars who have solidarity with Palestine and Jerusalem, and the most recent solidarity activists were the Algerian stars, Riad Mehrez and the Moroccan, Ashraf Hakimi, at a time when the Egyptian star Mohamed Salah has not yet engaged in any solidarity or support for the gift of Jerusalemites and Palestinians.
Mehrez, the Manchester City star, tweeted today, Monday, on his personal account on Twitter, a picture of the Palestinian flag.
???? #Palestine #SaveSheikhJarrah pic.twitter.com/t1JdD24chc
– Riyad Mahrez (@ Mahrez22) May 10, 2021
Mehrez’s tweet received a great response from his fans on Twitter, as it gained more than 15,000 likes and more than 6 thousand retweets in less than an hour after its publication, as this comes after he was exposed yesterday evening to some criticism from the Arab public as he did not participate in the global solidarity campaign with Palestine.
Hakimi, the back of Inter Milan, also expressed his solidarity by posting a tweet this morning, in which he wrote freedom for Palestine through the hashtag “#FreePalestin”, with the symbolic prayer and the heart clad, sympathizing with what is happening in the occupied Palestinian territories.
– achrafhakimi (@AchrafHakimi) May 10, 2021
The Egyptian star Ahmed Hassan (Coca), a professional in the Greek club Olympiakos, also showed solidarity with Palestine and Jerusalem.
– Ahmed Hassan Kouka (@HassanKouka) May 10, 2021
Coca posted on his Twitter account poignant words calling for solidarity with the Palestinian people, saying, “You don’t need to be an Arab to pray for Palestine, you just need to be a human being.”
In the context, Egyptian tweeters demanded on Twitter to take advantage of the Egyptian League summit match between Al-Ahly and Zamalek, Monday evening, to deliver messages of solidarity with the Palestinians, who are being exposed to the attacks of the Israeli occupation in occupied Jerusalem.
The Ultras group of Zamalek club, “White Knights”, stood in solidarity with Palestine, calling for practical steps to be taken on the ground, especially in the summit match with Al-Ahly.
The group said in a post on its Facebook page, “We ask Egyptian football officials from club administrations or players to show solidarity in the next derby match, so it is inconceivable that we forget this in one of the biggest football matches in the Arab world and the Middle East. There is no good in a nation that overlooked its right and forgot about it.” Her issues. “
In turn, the Egyptian sports journalist Muhammad al-Jazzar published a picture of a shirt bearing the logo of the Al-Ahly and Zamalek clubs and the name and flag of Palestine, in addition to a picture from the courtyards of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque. “Is it possible to see Al-Ahly and Zamalek players wearing such a shirt before the summit match? As a message of support and support for the Palestinian people standing against the brutal brutality of the Israeli occupation,” Al-Jazzar wrote, commenting on the picture with a reference to the two teams’ Twitter account.
Is it possible to see # Al-Ahly and # Zamalek players wearing such a T-shirt before the #Max_Match tomorrow, Monday … as a message of support and support for the Palestinian people, “the marabouts” against the brutal Israeli occupation ???? @ZSCOfficial @AlAhly # Al-Ahly_Zamalek || # Palestine_Our First_Cause pic.twitter.com/SGOlZjylsv
– Mohamed El-Jazzar (@ mohamedelgazar4) May 9, 2021
A large number of Egyptian tweeters expressed their desire for real and tangible solidarity on the field of Al-Ahly and Zamalek players, as it is one of the strongest “El Clasico” matches in the Arab world and has a huge Arab audience.