Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain ‘humbled and mind blown’ by unusual gift in support of injury recovery

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was given an incredible present in support of his journey to get back to full playing fitness – a Senbazuru. The gift, which literally means a thousand cranes, was given to the Liverpool midfielder by the Japanese Liverpool Supporters Club.

The amazing structure is a make-up of 1,000 origami cranes held together by string.

Ancient Japanese legend promises that anyone who folds a thousand origami cranes will be granted a wish by the gods.

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He tweeted:

“Big thank you to the fans from the LFCjp supporters club that took time to make and send me messages of support in over 1000 origami! “Truly humbled. “Big shout out to my boy Yujiro as well for flying in to gift it to me. “Things like this blow my mind!”

Yujiro, from the supporters club, flew over from Japan to meet Oxlade-Chamberlain and hand over the gift.

The fan posted on Twitter:

“As you already know, we have passed the Senbazuru to Chamberlain directly. “This is the result of the thought of Chamberlain for everyone, including the people who made origami and the staff who arranged it! “I would be happy if you realize that every one of you is a L

FC family!!”

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Liverpool

 

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Oxlade-Chamberlain reportedly told the Japanese supporter that he would “decorate his house” with the gift.

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