Sporting stars react to Paris terror attacks

Published: Saturday 14th November 2015 by The News Editor

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Sporting figures from across the globe have united in support of those affected by the terrorist attacks in Paris.

Here, Press Association Sport looks at some of the Twitter reaction to Friday’s events.

Germany’s Andre Schurrle, @Andre_Schuerrle: “What a terrible night! My thoughts are with families who lost their loved ones!! #prayforparis”

Former France striker Thierry Henry, @ThierryHenry: “I’m appalled by the shocking scenes in Paris at the moment. My thoughts are with all the victims and innocent people suffering right now.”

Tennis world number one Novak Djokovic, @DjokerNole: “Shocked, saddened, horrified, speechless. My prayers go to all the families and victims. #PrayersForParis”

Former France striker Louis Saha, @louissaha08: “Im sending massive strength&courage to all family and friends of Paris victims tonight. Im not forgetting victims from all over the world.”

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton, @LewisHamilton: “I am praying for all those affected in Paris, please pray with me guys. #Prayforparis”

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, @KingJames: “As I get ready for my game I can’t help but to think of the tragedy in Paris! My God what’s up with people. Prayers sent to all the familes!”

Two-time major champion golfer Martin Kaymer, @MKaymer59: “Shocked about what just happened back home in Europe. Way more important things in life than golf today. #PrayForParis”

Former England striker Gary Lineker, @GaryLineker: “It’s just incomprehensible that human beings can be so evil to innocent, fellow human beings. What a mess of a species we are!”

Maria Sharapova, @MariaSharapova: “Driving to O2 Arena, with Paris in my heart. #PrayForParis”

Published: Saturday 14th November 2015 by The News Editor

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