19-year-old Hamza Choudhury who is of mixed Bengali-Caribbean descent has played in is first game for an English premier league team.
He came on as a substitute for Leicester City in their game against Liverpool yesterday.
Bengalis reacted on Twitter:
Hamza Choudhury tho!! Half bengali player on Leicester!!! New fav ayeeeeee
— Type -O (@typeOspaceGhost) September 19, 2017
Yooo that Hamza Choudhury is part Bengali 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
— Ithihad™ (@ithiihadM) August 23, 2016
Hamza Choudhury, the first ever Bangladeshi to play for a Premier League side 🤙 pic.twitter.com/095RWrQfJU
— Imon (@A4BLK) September 19, 2017
@HamzaChoudhury yes Hamza, repping the Bangladeshi community today!!
— O (@wishicouldpiano) September 19, 2017
Let’s hope we see more players of a South-Asian descent in Premier league teams soon!