Wolfsburg replaces Volkswagen shirt sponsor logo with peace sign as football continues to support Ukraine


Wolfsburg replaced the logo on the front of their Volkswagen sponsor shirts with a peace sign.

The gesture is in support of Ukraine amid Russia’s invasion of the country, which has drawn widespread condemnation from all walks of society.

What a brilliant gesture from the Bundesliga side
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In sport, numerous sanctions have been imposed on Russia, with UEFA depriving the country of the Champions League final and Formula 1 announcing that it will not race in Sochi this season.

With a conflict still ongoing in Ukraine, there was plenty of support around the world, which was again on display in football this weekend.

Bundesliga side Wolfsburg’s brilliant move saw them put the peace symbol on the front of their shirts instead of the Volkswagen logo in their home game against Union Berlin.

It was also a perfect day for the hosts in terms of results as they won the match 1-0.

Similar scenes were produced at Premier League games, with fans, players and all clubs showing solidarity with Ukraine.

On the league grounds screen, the message “Football Stands Together” was displayed.

Wolfsburg replaces Volkswagen shirt sponsor logo with peace sign as football continues to support Ukraine
The message is loud and clear from all Premier League clubs
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Players from both teams also came together and clapped for a minute.

Meanwhile, team captains wore yellow and blue armbands, the color of the Ukrainian flag.

In Liverpool, fans inside Anfield for their game against West Ham produced banners of support in line with the club anthem, “You’ll Never Walk Alone”.

They also gave a catchy rendition of the song for a minute of applause before their victory over the Hammers.

Wolfsburg replaces Volkswagen shirt sponsor logo with peace sign as football continues to support Ukraine
Liverpool fans were keen to show their support for Ukraine
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However, the Turf Moor scenes were marred by some Chelsea fans chanting Roman Abramovich’s name during the minute’s applause, which Blues boss Thomas Tuchel condemned.




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