Current Events

Thai Boys Who Survived Cave Rescue Attend Football Match in U.K.

Ahead of the game, the young football players received applause from fans and supporters of Manchester United.
IMAGE MulaMiszczu / PIXABAY
Comments

Over the weekend, the 12 boys who were rescued in Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Northern Thailand back in July attended a Manchester United match.

The boys, who made up a local football team called Wild Boars, spent the whole weekend at Manchester United’s training grounds and the Old Trafford stadium. Manchester United welcomed the boys and shared a number of photos through Twitter.

The tour culminated with the team watching the English Premier League match between Manchester United and Everton. Ahead of the game, the 12 boys received applause from fans and supporters. A moment of silence was also given in light of the recent helicopter crash that Thai billionaire and Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha perished in.

More: Thai Billionaire Philanthropist and Soccer Team Owner Confirmed Dead in Helicopter Crash

Early in October, Prince William hosted a reception with the British divers and support staff who helped in the rescue. Christopher Jewell, Lance Corporal Connor Roe, Jim Warny, and Martin Holroyd as well as the staff who provided dive equipment, arranged travel, and provided medical assistance were thanked by the Duke of Cambridge.

Comments
View More Articles About:
About The Author
Paolo Chua
Staff Writer
View Other Articles From Paolo
Comments
Latest Stories
 
Share
It's about time we say goodbye to the see-through shoe.
 
Share
Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, and Rachel Weisz all earned individual acting nominations.
 
Share
The pair discussed Attenborough's environmental advocacy, and the ecological challenges facing the next generation.
 
Share
Kei Komuro just confirmed, however, "that all of the financial issues were already resolved."
 
Share
Should you consider a small dinner party or an all-out bash?
 
Share
After all, every prince has got to have his swan.
 
Share
These films will have you flying through the years, decades and dimensions - and ready to do it over and over again.
 
Share
At the Villa Chanel, punky pastel confections for a fantasy collection.
 
Share
There's a lot to look forward to in 2019.
 
Share
Her starring role on Broadway was brief but unforgettable.
 
Share
On its seventh run, Art Fair Philippines returns to The Link carpark in Makati from February 22 to 24.
Load More Articles
CONNECT WITH US