Thousands of soccer fans at England’s Wembley Stadium showed solidarity with France Tuesday, joining in singing of ‘La Marseillaise’, the French national anthem.
More than 70,000 people were in attendance at the famed sports venue for an England versus France soccer match just days after the tragic Paris attacks left at least 129 people dead.
A flag reading “Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite” led the players onto the field, where members of both teams stood shoulder-to-shoulder for a photograph. Both country’s anthems were then played, first of England then France.
The stadium appeared to be alive as fans waved French flags and sang along, while the words of the’La Marseillaise’ were displayed on stadium screens. The massive venue was aglow in red, white and blue, the colours of the French flag.
A moment of silence was observed as the players stood in a circle on the field.
British Prime Minister David Cameron and Prince William were among those in attendance; the prince laid a wreath before the game began.
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The moving events occurred the same night a soccer match in Germany was evacuated due to a bomb threat; Hanover police later stated no explosives had been found.