Lewandowski's WONDERFUL gesture: he'll support Ukraine at the World Cup
The Polish striker will wear an armband in the colors of Ukraine at the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
The Polish National Team will once again show its support for Ukraine in the context of the Russian invasion. During the World Cup, Robert Lewandowski, captain and biggest star for the team, will wear a bracelet with the colors of Ukraine, which was given to the striker in recent days by Andriy Shevchenko, the maximum football legend of that country.
Lewandowski showed his position days after the start of the war. On that occasion, the striker also wore an armband with the colors of Ukraine it in a Bundesliga match against Eintracht Frankfurt, while he was still with e Bayern Munich and used . At the end of the match, Lewandowski clarified: "The world cannot accept what is happening there. I hope that the whole world supports Ukraine".
Despite his excellent performance at FC Barcelona, Lewandowski does not forget important causes and will once again make a great gesture with Ukraine, no less than in the World Cup, something that Shevchenko thanked at the ceremony where he handed over the bracelet to Polish: "This bracelet symbolizes for me many emotions related to my country. I thank you and the entire Polish nation for supporting my compatriots".
Lewandowski showed how much he cared by helping in the Ukranian cause: "Freedom is one of the most important rights. Supporting you and supporting Ukraine and being on your side is something natural for me. It will be an honor for me to wear this bracelet in the world Cup".
In addition, the Pole showed his commitment on his official Instagram account in front of the almost 30 million followers he has and wrote a heartfelt thanks: "Thank you Andriy. It was a pleasure meeting you! It will be an honor for me to wear this captain's armband in the colors of Ukraine to the World Cup".
For now, Robert Lewandowski will wear this meaningful bracelet in the matches corresponding to Group C, where he will face Mexico, Saudi Arabia and Argentina. Poland will seek to achieve the long-awaited qualification to the second phase, where their leader will continue to wear the colors of Ukraine in the World Cup.