De Bruyne didn’t celebrate out of ‘respect’ for Denmark fans

June 18, 2021

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Belgium midfielder Kevin De Bruyne said he did not celebrate his winning goal against Denmark in Copenhagen on Thursday out of “respect” for the home fans following the collapse of Christian Eriksen last week.

 

The players and spectators paid tribute to Eriksen with a minute’s applause after 10 minutes at a Parken Stadium adorned with banners showing supporters’ support for Denmark’s star player, who suffered a cardiac arrest during their opening game against FinlandDe Bruyne, making his first appearance of the tournament after recovering from the facial fractures he suffered in the Champions League final, came off the bench to set up Thorgan Hazard’s equaliser and then score a 70th-minute winner.

“(Coach) Roberto Martinez got me into the game by asking me to create space. I scored,” Manchester City player De Bruyne told RTBF.

“But I didn’t want to celebrate that goal. I have too much respect for the Danish fans.”De Bruyne, making his first appearance of the tournament after recovering from the facial fractures he suffered in the Champions League final, came off the bench to set up Thorgan Hazard’s equaliser and then score a 70th-minute winner.

“(Coach) Roberto Martinez got me into the game by asking me to create space. I scored,” Manchester City player De Bruyne told RTBF.

“But I didn’t want to celebrate that goal. I have too much respect for the Danish fans.”



Comments

Post by Sircaleb1 on 01 August 2021, 12:12 pm

That’s so cool of De Bruyne, he surely has human feelings


Post by Mila101 on 28 July 2021, 01:03 am

please keep the update coming flowextra


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