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Mother’s Day is this Sunday in the United States but the holiday was last weekend in Spain and Valencia CF celebrated in a special way.

Valencia players wore the maiden name of their mothers on the back of their jerseys in the club’s 0-2 loss to Villarreal during La Liga matchday 36 last Sunday.

Defender Guilherme Siqueira was in his #6 jersey but with his mom’s name S Madalena (image above).

The event was in conjunction with UN Women with a goal to ‘recognize the role of women in football and society generally.’

Get the jersey of your favorite team with your mom’s name on the back to celebrate Mother’s Day at World Soccer Shop.  What better way to show your love for mom and your passion for soccer.

 

 

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