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Monday, 16 November 2015

Wembley Fans To Honor Paris Terror Victim With a Friendly Match

Kandywandy - 23:06:00



France goalkeeper and captain Hugo Lloris told a news conference the occasion would be "a great moment of solidarity," and said he and his teammates wanted to "play for our country and for the
victims.
National coach Didier Deschamps said: "We will be here with even more pride than we normally would to represent our colors, of blue, white and red, our country, proudly.



On Saturday, both the French Football Federation (FFF) and the English Football Association (FA) issued statements to confirm that the game would go ahead in the aftermath of the atrocity, in which at least 129 people died at a series of locations across the French capital Friday.
It had been planned as a prestige end-of-year friendly -- but England's meeting with France at Wembley Tuesday will instead become a 90,000-strong tribute to the victims of the Paris terror attacks.

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