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Bulgaria: “You will win, Captain!”

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Bulgaria, Citizen Media, Health, Sport

After the announcement that the famous Bulgarian football player Stiliyan Petrov [1] (Aston Villa F.C., England, and current captain of the Bulgarian national team) was diagnosed with acute leukaemia, netizens created a Facebook group [2] [bg] to show their moral support: “You will win, Captain, the whole country is with you!” reads the banner. The group has gathered more than 14,000 “like”‘s in a few hours as well as numerous messages of encouragement.