15,000 teddy bears in stands at Heerenveen vs Emmen in Eredivisie match
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VIDEO: Heerenveen fill stands with 15,000 teddy bears for game against Emmen

To raise awareness of children with cancer.


Sc Beerenveen! Wat hebben we toch een prachtige club! #HEEemm #Grutsk #KIKA pic.twitter.com/Gk7pzixjai

— The Seek (@TheSeek82) October 24, 2020

Dutch side Heerenveen filled the stands at their Abe Lenstra Stadion with 15,000 teddy bears for Saturday’s Eredivisie match against Emmen.

The gesture came in association with the Children Cancer Free Foundation and drug company MSD, and the stuffed toys got to witness a 4-0 win.

Heerenveen's stadium filled with 15,000 teddy bears tonight to raise awareness about children with cancer. pic.twitter.com/NjJtmOQ4UA

— Dutch Football (@FootballOranje_) October 24, 2020

Henk Veerman scored twice for the home team, with goals apiece for Benjamin Nygren and Rodney Kongolo sealing a thumping victory that leaves Heerenveen 3rd in the table.

16th placed Emmen ended the fixture with nine men following red cards in the second half for Simon Tibbling and Nikolai Laursen.