The Duke of Edinburgh passed away and football paid tribute with messages posted on social networks
The English Football Association paid tribute to Prince Philip after his death at the age of 99.Buckingham Palace announced the death of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh on Friday. Getty Images
Buckingham Palace announced the death of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh on Friday.
“We have sent our condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and our President, His Royal Highness the Duke of Cambridge, following the passing of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh,” the FA noted on Twitter.
“As a token of our respect, all flags at @WembleyStadium and St. George’s Park will fly at half mast.”
We have sent our deepest condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and our president, HRH The Duke of Cambridge, following the passing of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.
— The FA (@FA) April 9, 2021
Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho also paid tribute during his press conference on Friday.
“I’m sorry because I just read some sad news about Prince Felipe,” Mourinho said. “I would like to express my condolences to the Royal Family and, to be very honest, say that I have deep, deep, deep, and the utmost respect for the Royal Family. I think it is not only this country that is going to share these feelings because I am not English and I know that many like me, we have the greatest respect for that I am sorry to stop your question.
“I feel sad about the departure of Prince Felipe on a personal level because I only have positive feelings for the meaning of family. I am very sorry. Unfortunately, it is life and we have to move on.”
Estamos entristecidos por el fallecimiento del Príncipe Felipe, Duque de Edimburgo.
Nuestros pensamientos se encuentran con Su Majestad la Reina y con la Familia Real.
— Tottenham Hotspur (@Spurs_ES) April 9, 2021
The husband of Queen Elizabeth II, he spent more than seven decades supporting his wife in her role.
Her life spanned nearly a century of European history, beginning with her birth as a member of the Greek royal family and ending as Britain’s oldest consort during a turbulent reign in which the millennial monarchy was forced to reinvent itself for the 21st century. .
He was known for fulfilling more than 20,000 royal commitments to advance British interests at home and abroad. He ran hundreds of charities, founded programs that helped British schoolchildren take part in outdoor adventures, and played a prominent role in raising his four children, including his eldest son, Prince Charles, the heir to the throne.
Prince Philip spent a month in the hospital earlier this year before being released on March 16 to return to Windsor Castle.
We share the publications that other Premier League clubs have shared paying tribute to Prince Felipe.
“It is with deep regret that we learned today of the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,” said Arsenal and accompanied their message with a link to their page where they shared an article about His Royal Highness.
It was with deep regret that we have learnt today of the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) April 9, 2021
“Out of respect, Liverpool Football Club will mark the passing of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, with the club’s flags at half-staff. Rest in peace,” Liverpool said.
As a mark of respect, Liverpool Football Club will mark the passing of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, by flying club flags at half-mast.
May he rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/AdR6Rv78Sc
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) April 9, 2021
“Manchester City extends its sincerest condolences to the Royal Family following the sad news that His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, passed away at the age of 99.”
Manchester City extends its sincere condolences to the Royal Family following the sad news that His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh has passed away at the age of 99.
— Manchester City (@ManCity) April 9, 2021
Manchester United lamenta el fallecimiento del príncipe Felipe de Edimburgo.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd_Es) April 9, 2021
“We join the rest of the nation in mourning the loss of His Royal Highness Prince Felipe, Duke of Edinburgh. Our thoughts and condolences are with Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family,” wrote Wolves, the club where the Mexican is active. Raul Jiménez.
We join the rest of the nation in mourning the loss of His Royal Highness The Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Our thoughts and condolences are with Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family. https://t.co/Y8P6TJlr9t
— Wolves (@Wolves) April 9, 2021