World leaders congratulate the success of the mission to save 13 young Mu Pa football players and their coaches trapped in the Tham Luang Cave in Chiang Rai for 17 days. The last five survivors were taken safely by the rescue team after eight of their friends were removed from the flooded cave in a risky mission on Sunday and Monday. Many people congratulate the success of the rescue team by sharing their gratitude on social media.
The United States President, Donald Trump in his statement through his Twitter page, @realDonaldTrump congratulates for that success. “On behalf of the United States, congratulations to the Thai Navy SEALs and all on the successful rescue of the 12 boys and their coach from the treacherous cave in Thailand. Such a beautiful moment – all freed, great job!!” he tweeted.
The US Pacific Headquarters (PACOM) sent expert teams into the cave to assist in rescue operations. British Prime Minister, Theresa May also expressed her excitement for his success at Chiang Rai, saying via her Twitter page, @Theresa_May that, “Delighted to see the successful rescue of those trapped in the caves in Thailand. The world was watching and will be saluting the bravery of all those involved.”
British cave experts have played an important role throughout the rescue mission and were the first rescue team to locate the teenagers and their coaches in the cave 9 days after they disappeared. Besides the experts from the United States and Britain, the rescue teams from other countries such as Myanmar, Laos, the Philippines, Japan, China and Australia were also participated in the risky mission, reflecting that the operation is truly multinational.
Meanwhile, the England football team, Manchester United Football Club in a statement via Twitter also tweeted their invitations for the teenagers and their coaches to Old Trafford Stadium.
“#MUFC is relieved to learn that the 12 footballers and their coach trapped in a cave in Thailand are now safe. Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected. We would love to welcome the team from Wild Boars Football Club and their rescuers to Old Trafford this coming season.,” the team said.
However, the teenagers and their coaches have missed the opportunity to see the World Cup because they were receiving a few treatments after the incidents.