By Ekene Dike
A number of international soccer stars have been referenced for supporting d global agitation to end the once infamous Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS.
As the hashtag “#ENDSARS” trended in number one spot worldwide soccer stars such as Marcus Rashford, Mesut Oezil, Anthony Ruediger and Tammy Abraham who has Nigerian ancestry reacted to the hashtag by tweeting about it. These were their reactions as follows;
Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil tweeted : @Mesutozil1088 Horrible to hear what’s been going on in Nigeria. Let’s make this a trending topic everywhere ▶️ #EndSARS – My thoughts go out to everyone who has been affected. 🇳🇬💚 #EndPoliceBrutality
Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford tweeted: @marcusrashford My thoughts and prayers with all of those affected 🇳🇬 #EndSARS
Tammy Abraham who plies his trade at Chelsea tweeted : @tammyabraham Dear Nigeria
#EndSARS #EndPoliceBrutality 🙏🏾🇳🇬💔
While German defender Anthony Ruediger tweeted : @tonyruediger Police brutality in Nigeria needs attention. You do that to your own people.💔 It is so sad what is going on there. 🇳🇬 This has to end ❌🙏🏾 #PeaceFirst #EndSARS
The collective effort by the soccer stars, global leaders, influential celebrities and Nigerian citizens compelled the Inspector General Of Police to dissolve the diabolical unit.