In a tweet, Pathan posted a picture of himself with jawans at Baroda airport and wrote about the respect he has for the armed forces who are working even during a festive occasion like Diwali.
Salute to the #jawans who are working even on the festival day. We exchanged sweets at the Baroda airport on the oc… https://t.co/zPWIakYhXj
— Yusuf Pathan (@iamyusufpathan) 1508306815000
Twitterati were touched by the Kolkata Knight Riders member’s gesture and hailed him for taking the time to appreciate those who protect the country.
@iamyusufpathan @CISFHQrs Kudos to Yusuf Bhai for taking special care about #jawans !! They feel happy !!… https://t.co/aSAbfrK8Nd
— Phani teja (@phani98495) 1508307109000
The respect Pathan showed, in turn earned him respect and praise.
@iamyusufpathan @CISFHQrs Such a gr8 gesture!!!
— ❤Virushka❤ (@vohra_kritika) 1508321310000
Some on Twitter hailed Pathan for having the “heart of a lion”.
@iamyusufpathan @CISFHQrs Sukriye pathan.. Heart of lion 🦁
— BABAR KHAN…. (@BabarKh14076139) 1508321464000
Others said his gesture demonstrated true sportsmanship.
@iamyusufpathan @CISFHQrs Salute to our brave hearts #jawansmoment of true sportsmanship Yusi Bhai
— Ashish Kapoor (@ashcupper26) 1508308846000
Source : timesofindia