Allan Saint-Maximin pays tribute to ‘unforgettable’ Newcastle United pre-match flag display

The pre-match Wor Flags display was focused on United’s No.10.

By Joe Buck
Thursday, 21st April 2022, 10:07 am

Since his arrival to Newcastle from France, Saint-Maximin has been a crowd favourite with his dazzling footwork that always gets fans off their seats.

And although his form has dipped in recent weeks after a display against Everton that Frank Lampard described as ‘unplayable’, he still remains one of Newcastle’s biggest attacking threats.

That was highlighted pre-match as the team took to the pitch when the Gallowgate End unveiled a huge gold No.10 that flanked a banner depicting Saint-Maximin basking in the glory of that performance against the Toffees.

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It was yet another wonderful display and one that Saint-Maximin has described as ‘unforgettable’.

The winger wrote on social media post-match: ‘I will never be able to thank you enough for this. I will remember this day for the rest of my life ! Thanks for everything !’

Wor Flags have since revealed they want their final two displays against Liverpool and Arsenal to be ‘memorable’.

Fans of Newcastle United display flags in support of Allan Saint-Maximin prior to the match between Newcastle United and Crystal Palace (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)