PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman will wear cleats to honor the victims of the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting during Sunday’s football game in Pittsburgh.
The Patriots player posted to Twitter to show a picture of the cleats and named each victim by name in the post.
In Remembrance. בזיכרון עץ חיים#StrongerThanHate
— Julian Edelman (@Edelman11) December 16, 2018
The cleats have the hashtag “#StrongerThanHate” written on the side as well as the Star of David.
Patriots owner Robert Kraft reportedly flew into Pittsburgh early Saturday to pay his respects at the Tree of Life Synagogue as well as attend a religious service.
The Patriots will play the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field on Sunday at 4:25 p.m.