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Poland's World Cup soccer team escorted by F-16 jets enroute to Qatar
Two F-16 jets, flying side-by-side, escorted Poland's national soccer team to Qatar for the 2022 World Cup after a missile strike on Polish soil on Tuesday killed two of its citizens. The team's official Twitter account posted a video showing two F-16 ...
Lewandowski says wayward missile strike affected Poles
Poland s forward Robert Lewandowski reacts during a training session at the Al Kharaitiyat SC in Doha on November 18, 2022, ahead of the Qatar 2022 World Cup football tournament. (Photo by ANDREJ ISAKOVIC / AFP).
Polish football players flown in F16 jet to Qatar for World Cup | The Nation
The team is in Group C with Argentina, Saudi Arabia, and Mexico. They will play their first match against Mexico on Tuesday. Poland was recently hit by a missile attack that killed two people, with both Russia and Ukraine being blamed for the attack.
FIFA World Cup: Poland national team flight escorted to Qatar by F-16 fighter jets - WATCH
While the Polish team was arriving in Qatar on their plane, they were escorted by some F-16 fighter jets in order to give them protection. The jets reportedly carried the Polish players across the border to give them security.