Legia Warsaw Academy players clean graves

9 August 2019

Legia Warsaw Academy players clean graves

On Wednesday, July 31, the day before the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, the Legia Foundation team together with young players of the U15 Football Academy of Legia Warsaw honored the memory of the Warsaw insurgents resting on the Northern Cemetery in Warsaw.

Despite the high temperature at the Northern Cemetery, there was an action to clean up the graves of the participants of the Warsaw Uprising. Players of Legia U15 and members of the Foundation cleaned the graves of Warsaw insurgents for several hours, including those who were associated with Legia Warsaw. In this way, the club and its foundation could commemorate the soldiers who died during the Warsaw Uprising. For Legia, taking care of history is the responsibility of everyone, so the Legia academy players suggested to remember about the participants of the Warsaw Uprising not only on August 1.

Legia as a role model

Fundacja Legii (The Legia Foundation- “Foundation”) is an independent, non-profit organization founded in 2015 by Legia Warsaw, the biggest sports club in Poland established in 1916. The Foundation aims to bring help to the people in need and disadvantageous conditions in Poland. Therefore, it offers various types of single actions, long-term community programmes, as well as direct financial and in-kind support. The Foundation and the club itself, see themselves as a role model, trying to encourage, and motivate everyone to join the great Legia Warsaw family and be #ReadyToHelp.


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