Turkey-Syria offensive: Turks embrace nationalist mood

The Turkish players' military salute was greeted by fans copying their actions at the Stade de France on Monday night

They had been warned not to make political gestures, but they have now done it twice.

Turkey’s national football team stood on the pitch in their red and white strip and gave a military salute to the stands in celebration of their goals. First against Albania on Friday and then again against France on Monday night.

The salute was immediately adopted by supporters frantically waving Turkish flags in the Stade de France on Monday night.

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