'End Gun Violence. Let’s go!' Says Philadelphia Soccer player Alejandro Bedoya

Published August 5th, 2019 - 07:12 GMT
Alejandro Bedoya (Twitter)
Alejandro Bedoya (Twitter)

Philadelphia soccer player, Alejandro Bedoya has called out Congress after he scored for his team on the gun control laws in the US after two mass shootings took place during the weekend.

Bedoya, a Philadelphia Union captain, has scored for his team during a match in Washington DC and after scoring, he ran over to a TV microphone and shouted: “Hey Congress, do something now. End gun violence. Let’s go!”.

Earlier on the same day, Bedoya tweeted about the gun control laws in the US.

His statement has brought attention to the latest two mass shootings took place in Texas and Ohio during the weekend. In El Paso, Texas, a heavily-armed white man has entered the Walmart store in the city, eight kilometers from a border checkpoint with Mexico, and opened fire at shoppers who were mostly Hispanic in a hate crime that the police are still investigating. 

A few hours later, another gunman opened fire at a bar killing eight people; including his sister and injuring 27.


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