Jozy Altidore pays tribute to victims

December 21, 2012
By Associated Press


U.S. striker Jozy Altidore paid tribute Friday to the 26 victims of the Connecticut school tragedy by wearing their names on his cleats during a game for his Dutch club AZ Alkmaar.

Altidore scrawled the names in black ink across his yellow cleats, plus wore a black band across one of his arms to represent mourning. The 20 students and six teachers at a school in Newtown, Conn., were killed Dec. 14.

Altidore said he made the gesture "to show I'm thinking of everyone ...

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