Newcastle United fans show class with heartfelt messages to former player Ayoze Perez following FA Cup win

Newcastle United fans have shown their class with messages to former Magpie Ayoze Perez.

That’s after the attacker started in Leicester City’s 1-0 FA Cup win over Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

The occasion marked the first time the Foxes have won the trophy in their entire history.

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And Newcastle fans were quick to support their former player Perez – who departed St James’ Park in 2019 – following Leicester’s victory.

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 15: N'Golo Kante of Chelsea passes past Ayoze Perez of Leicester City during The Emirates FA Cup Final match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Wembley Stadium on May 15, 2021 in London, England. A limited number of around 21,000 fans, subject to a negative lateral flow test, will be allowed inside Wembley Stadium to watch this year's FA Cup Final as part of a pilot event to trial the return of large crowds to UK venues. (Photo by Matt Childs - Pool/Getty Images)

Here’s what you said on Twitter:

@kendallrowanx: “Congratulations Ayoze, from your Toon family.”

@seancavens: “Huge congratulations Ayoze! You’ll always be remembered well from us at the Toon. You’ve got a great setup with the Leicester family, enjoy.”

@duffyj1987: “Congratulations to you and the whole team. Fully justified in leaving us behind. We wish for owners like @LCFC and wish you all the best. Enjoy lad.”

@MartinWoodford: “Always worked incredibly hard off the ball under Rafa which - the same attitude led to the goal yesterday. So pleased for you all.”

@4LeggedGeordie: “Congrats kid, from humble beginnings in Tenerife to FA cup winner, not a bad journey at all.”

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@JasonJamesRoge1: “Awesome Ayoze, you wouldn’t have got nothing up here in Newcastle mate well done mate.”

@Lordington: “From a toon fan, congratulations!!!!! Enjoy every minute!”

@petegreenland: “Congrats Ayoze. We miss you at Newcastle.”

@llkhan8: “Howay lad, well deserved.”

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@NUFCIain: “Congrats Ayoze wish you were still at the Toon but you were fully justified leaving NUFC for a club with ambition, I hope one day with new owners we can have days like this.”

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