Every week, football fans across the country stand on their doorsteps to take part in the ‘Clap for our Carers’ routine, a nationwide initiative to support the NHS during the pandemic.
Loads of Leeds United supporters gushed over a post from the club’s official Twitter account, after the Whites shared footage of former players celebrating medical staff in the weekly scheme.
Eagle-eyed Peacocks spotted plenty of famous faces old and new, including the likes of Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani, legends Gordon Strachan, Nigel Martyn, Eddie Gray and Peter Lorimer. Rio Ferdinand also took part, as well as ex-United midfielder Fabian Delph, who donned the well-known first team jersey.
Thursday’s video was particularly poignant after the sad passing of Norman Hunter earlier in the month, a member of England’s 1966 World Cup winning squad, coupled with the appearance of Gary Speed’s parents.
Naturally, the “superb” clip prompted lots of replies from the Elland Road faithful, with one fan describing the scenes as “brilliant,” and another simply calling the tweet “class.”
Scroll through the rest of the best reactions down below…
Fair play @rioferdy5 👏!! And lovely to see Fabian Delph sporting a Leeds shirt again!!
— Steve Curran 💙💛 (@curran_steve) April 23, 2020
This club man! 💙💛
— Joe wainman💙💛 (@WainmanJoe) April 23, 2020
This is now the highlight of my week
— DeadlyDelphy (@ashlaurenn_) April 23, 2020
Delph!!!!! Miss that lad! Baller
— Michael Baxter (@Marceloleeds) April 23, 2020
How lovely to see some old faces on there; Martyn, Bakke, Strachan and Peter especially.
Gary Speed’s Parents… pic.twitter.com/d1G0XMAOFZ
— BecchioWellPlaced (@RyanLUFC91) April 23, 2020
— jason dennison (@jasondennleeds) April 23, 2020
— Adam Cotton (@cotts1970) April 23, 2020
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