As a scary bomb threat situation in Hannover is still developing, the friendly between England and France at Wembley Stadium went along as scheduled despite the high alert.
Before kickoff, some 90,000 fans packing Wembley united to sing the French national anthem ‘La Marseillaise,’ a show of resilience, defiance, and solidarity.
WATCH: Wembley Stadium joins in on singing French national anthem, La Marseillaise, ahead of kickoff. #ENGvFRA https://t.co/A33fVM237x
— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) November 17, 2015
Here’s another angle as filmed by a spectator…
Wembley sings 'La Marseillaise' (until my phone ran out of storage space) @AFP pic.twitter.com/qtJBWlV4LC
— Tom Williams (@tomwfootball) November 17, 2015
Truly amazing stuff.
Fans are unified in their support for Paris during the #ENGvsFRA international friendly on @FS1. pic.twitter.com/JNUCcpOkiG
— FOX Sports Live (@FOXSportsLive) November 17, 2015
[H/T Fox Sports]