Shahid Afridi hoists Turkey, Palestine and Kashmir flags on Independence Day
Pakistan’s flamboyant all-rounder and former cricket captain Shahid Afridi is celebrating Pakistan’s Independence Day with showing solidarity to Kashmir, Palestine and Turkey.
Shahid Afridi posted a photo on Instagram while standing in the balcony of his home with a large Pakistan flag hoisting on his house’s roof along with the flags of Kashmir, Palestine and Turkey.
Afridi wrote: “Kashmir, Palestine and Turkey, with their beautiful landscape and enviable spirit are homes away home.”
This unique message of solidarity with Muslim countries has earned a lot of praise of fans for the cricketer.
The picture was also tweeted by a Turkish journalis thanking Afridi for showing solidarity with Turkey:
“As social media of various countries spurt hatred against #Turkey, the people of #Pakistan continue with their show of love & solidarity for Turkey. Here's Pakistan's beloved cricketer, philanthropist and my good friend @SAfridiOfficial hoisting the Turkish flag @MevlutCavusoglu.”
Afridi retweeted and Turkish journalist’s post and thanked him as well.