Sporting world reacts to Paris attacks on Twitter


Paris attacks, several dead, normal life disrupted, chaos, fear, a state of emergency. This was happening in the French capital on November 13, Friday as over 100 are feared dead due to the multiple attacks across Paris.

France was playing an international friendly fixture with Germany and thanks to two goals from Olivier Giroud and André-Pierre Gignac saw the hosts to a 2-0 victory. During the match at the Stade de France, there was an explosion at the stadium and three people have lost their lives.

President  Francois Hollande declared a state of emergency after a series of “unprecedented terrorist attacks.” The taxi drivers had switched off their meters and were dropping the people stranded back to their homes for free. Meanwhile, householders came to the rescue of the strangers and offered them support.

Sporting personalities took on social networking sites to offer their support and prayers after Paris attacks. We have collected few tweets and are mentioned below:

Arsenal and France legend Theirry Henry took on Twitter to covery his message

The US Men’s National Team observed a minute’s silence

Controversial American cyclist Lance Armstrong said

Tennis stars Andy Murray and Caroline Wozniacki also took on social media after Paris attacks

Basketball star LeBron James offered prayers

French club Olympique Lyonnais just asked to #PrayforParis

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