The name of Egypt’s Al-Ittihad team goalkeeper, Ahmed Yahya, topped social networking sites in Egypt after his sudden withdrawal and yesterday during his team’s match, the stadium in tears over the fans’ insults against him.
Supporters of the Alexandrian Al-Ittihad team and the match of Ceramica Cleopatra, in the Egyptian Football League, which was held last night, Thursday and in the 76th minute, were surprised by the Alexandrian goalkeeper who left his goal and withdrew crying from the stadium, repeating, “By God, I won’t play another ball.”
The withdrawal of goalkeeper Ahmed Yahya came after he was subjected to reasons of his team’s fans, after receiving 5 goals from the opposing team, so the goalkeeper asked to be replaced and began to cry hysterically, amid the sympathy of the players of both teams and the containment of the coaching staff of his team and the opposing team who tried in vain to calm him down.
It turned out that the goalkeeper had been in a state of sadness in recent days over the death of his older brother, which led to a wave of crying, in addition to the players from both teams standing a minute before the game to greet his brother. to grieve.
The pioneers of social networking sites responded to the incident and expressed their support for the player, while the majority of Egyptian players sympathized with him through tweets that topped their accounts on the communication sites.
The “Professional Clubs Association” in Egypt, for its part, commented on the incident and supported the goalkeeper in its own way, as it chose him as the man of the match, writing in a tweet: “With his insistence on playing the match to help his colleagues, and his prejudices against himself in response to his club’s call, all the support for the Alexandrian goalkeeper Ahmed Yahya, and who was chosen for the round with his gift as a player. Keep your head high, Ahmed.”
The Alexandrian Al-Ittihad team suffered a heavy defeat to the Ceramica Cleopatra team in the Egyptian League, leading to a deterioration in its standings, and the coach, Imad Al-Nahhas, prompted his resignation serve.