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Rudiger, Ozil & Other Foreign Footballers Who Showed Support During The 'EndSars' Movement Last Year

The End sars movement which took place across the entire country of Nigeria last year will forever be remembered as probably the biggest "coming together and taking a stand against bad governance, police brutality and holding the government accountable for their actions" by the youths of the great Republic.

The movement was more than just ending the notorious Sars group of the police. It was a call for change and Nigerian youths really understood the assignment as they stood together and showed support to one another as they fought for the betterment of their beloved country.

Today, 20th of October 2021 makes it exactly one year since the reported Lekki shooting, where several Nigerian youths were said to have been brutally massacred.

As we remember this day with the hashtag "#EndSARSMemorial," let us take a look at 5 non-Nigerian footballers who openly showed their support of the movement last year.

1. Mesut Ozil (Germany)

Mesut Ozil is a player who does not hesitate to get involve and lend his voice in a very sensitive political matter such as this.

During the movement, he took to his official twitter account to show his support to the Nigerian youths.

2. Antonio Rudiger (Germany)

Rudiger is another top footballer who was very vocal about the End sars movement.

The Chelsea defender rose to the defence of the agitating youths via his official twitter account.

3. Marcus Rashford (England)

Manchester United's Marcus Rashford was also among the list of top footballers who took to their twitter accounts to express their thoughts with all the victims of the movement.

4. Tammy Abraham (England)

Another England International was vocal about his support to the movement. Despite having Nigerian roots, Tammy Abraham is a English man but did not let that stop him from using his platform to show support.

5. Fikayo Tomori (England)

The AC Milan defender was also among the players who spoke out in support of the end sars movement.

As we remember the victims of the unfortunate events of the 20th of October 2020, it is very important that Nigerians appreciate the efforts of these players who have absolutely no reason to openly show their support for the movement, but did.

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