Real Madrid Star Camavinga Shows Class, Gifts the Whole Ukraine U21 Team France Jerseys After Football Game

Real Madrid Star Camavinga Shows Class, Gifts the Whole Ukraine U21 Team France Jerseys After Football Game

Chukwu Ikechukwu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:04 PM
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  • Eduardo Camavinga paid a visit to the Ukraine locker room to present them with a number of France jerseys after a recent Under-21 match
  • The Real Madrid midfielder offered the jerseys as a gesture of support to Ukraine following the ongoing war against Russia
  • The game which was played in Istanbul, Turkey saw the Ukrainian team fight doggedly to earn a 3-3 draw against France in the European U21 qualifiers on Thursday, June 9

Eduardo Camavinga showed a classy gesture towards the Ukrainian under-21 national team after he presented the entire squad France jerseys after a qualifying game.

The 19-year-old midfielder played for France as they were held 3-3 by Ukraine in the European Under-21 qualifiers on Thursday, June 9 in Istanbul, Turkey.

Real Madrid, Eduardo Camavinga, Los Blancos, UEFA Champions League, France, Ukraine
Eduardo Camavinga won the UEFA Champions League in his first season with Real Madrid. Photo by Etsuo Hara
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Camavinga approached the Ukrainian locker room after the game and gave them the French shirt while he delivered a speech in which he hopes that the crisis will soon be over The Sun reports.

"This is the shirt for all the people.
“We know the current situation is not okay and very complicated, so this is a present for everyone from all the team.”

Camavinga only recently won the UEFA Champions League with Real Madrid after just his first season with the Los Blancos.

Camavinga laments bit-part role in his first season with Real Madrid

Meanwhile, Eduardo Camavinga wishes he had more playing time in his first season with La Liga champions, Real Madrid Football Espana reports.

As Real Madrid won La Liga and the UEFA Champions League in the 2021/22 season, the 19-year-old played a rotating position in Carlo Ancelotti's midfield.

Camavinga has now admitted he wants to feature more prominently in 2022/23 after making only 13 starts in the league and 10 substitute appearances in the Champions League for Los Blancos last season.

Real Madrid star’s journey from a refugee camp to the Champions League final

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Edouard Camavinga is one of the brightest young talents in football and will be part of the Real Madrid team that will line up to face Liverpool in the final of the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League.

The teenager's life is truly an inspiring one, as he went from homelessness in Angola to now playing at arguably the biggest club in the world.

On Saturday, May 28, 2022, the Angolan-born France international could lay his hands on the Champions League trophy, should Real Madrid emerge champions.

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Chukwu Ikechukwu Godwin is a journalist with over 9 years of experience in the Nigerian media industry. He has worked both in Radio (Today FM, Rhythm FM, Wish FM) and Television (Silverbird TV) as a Sports Analyst..