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Valencia footballers show solidarity towards Nepal quake victims

The Valencia players wore jerseys with names in Nepali for their game against Celta Vigo

News 18 May 2015, 21:41 IST
Nicolas Otamendi celebrates after scoring with Dani Parejo
Nicolas Otamendi celebrates after scoring with Dani Parejo 

Valencia, May 18 (IANS)

Spanish first division football club Valencia extended solidarity towards the Nepal earthquake victims by wearing jerseys with the names of the players written in Nepali in a La Liga match.

The club launched a joint initiative with Red Cross on Sunday when the players wore the jerseys with their names written in Nepali in a match against Celta Vigo. The match ended in a 1-1 draw.

The jerseys would be auctioned to help raise funds and help support the victims in Nepal who were devastated after a series of earthquakes over the past month.

The club announced the same on their official Twitter account.

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