Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger has received an admirable welcome by thousands of his fans from across Sierra Leone.
Rudiger was pictured in Freetown shortly after he posted on Twitter that he will be visiting Sierra Leone to launch his foundation.
Off to Sierra Leone for some days to recharge batteries for the crucial part of the season ✈️🇸🇱 Looking forward to finally launch The Antonio Rüdiger Foundation For Sierra Leone there 🤞🏾🙌🏾❤️ #Hustle #AlwaysBelieve pic.twitter.com/BRIEDmoQCv
— Antonio Rüdiger (@ToniRuediger) January 24, 2022
Even before his arrival, hundreds of people gathered at the airtport, yelling his name.
When Antonio Rudiger saw the mob that had gathered to greet him, the german international, whose mother is from Africa, said he was dumbfounded
I’m speechless – these people are crazy 🤣 Thank you from the bottom of my heart for this overwhelming welcome, Sierra Leone 🇸🇱 God bless you all 🤲🏾💚🤍💙 🤲🏾 #Hustle #AlwaysBelieve pic.twitter.com/SykiLL5GlI
— Antonio Rüdiger (@ToniRuediger) January 25, 2022