Some of the images we have seen coming out of Ukraine over the past few days have been absolutely shocking as the Russians have invaded the European country.
Tonight Ukrainian Roman Yaremchuk was brought to tears as he received a standing ovation from everyone at Estádio da Luz (Benfica), Lisboa. Benfica won the game three goals to nil against rivals Vitória Guimarães. But some things are bigger than sport, see it below;
Ukrainian Roman Yaremchuk in tears as he receives a standing ovation from everyone at Estádio da Luz (Benfica), Lisboa. What a moment.pic.twitter.com/bHSqH2Oexr
— Gaspar Ribeiro Lança (@gasparlanca) February 27, 2022
Ukrainian footballer Roman Yaremchuk received a standing ovation when entering the field to play for Benfica against Vitoria in show of support for Ukraine.
Yaremchuk also got to wear the captain's armband.
P.S. Congrats on the victory, @SLBenfica
Video: slbenfica/Instagram pic.twitter.com/Fi5nRhdy0o
— The Kyiv Independent (@KyivIndependent) February 27, 2022
Ukraine international Roman Yaremchuk was given the captain's armband when he came off the bench for Benfica 💙💛 pic.twitter.com/veBOToFhb6
— GOAL (@goal) February 27, 2022