Southgate pays tribute to Captain Tom Moore

Tue 02 February 2021 | 20:58

Harry Kane and Gareth Southgate talk about Captain Tom Moore.

Many people were sad when Captain

Tom Moore

passed away. Here is what

Harry Kane

wote on his tweeter:

"Very sad to hear this news as he was an inspirational man who did so much for others. My thoughts are with his family and friends."

Gareth Southgate has also talked about the matter:

"Captain Sir Tom Moore demonstrated the very best of England during an extremely difficult time for the nation.

"It is no exaggeration to say he helped bring the country together in a way that few ever could, and he leaves a legacy that will never be forgotten.

"I was especially struck by his dedication to going above and beyond with his personal challenge, his relentless positivity and his good humor."

"It was a wonderful moment to see him chosen to lead England's Lionhearts squad celebrating 23 individuals who had done so much to help others this past year – one of many deserved honors that came his way.

"He will be missed, but we will remember him."

Captain Moore was a former British Army Officer. He was Knighted by the Queen. On his 100th birthday, he became an honorary colonel honored with a Royal Air Force flypast. He died in Bedford Hospital suffering from Covid-19.

source: SportMob