Anthony Martial, Chris Smalling and Gareth Bale were among the numerous stars to tweet Luke Shaw well after he suffered a broken leg on Tuesday.
With the score at 0-0, the Manchester United left-back was taken out with a sliding tackle by Hector Moreno in the 15th minute of the group stage match.
On social media there was a huge response to the shocking news of Shaw‘s injury.
Here is a selection of Twitter messages directed to Shaw.
…from Manchester United past and present:
my thoughts are for you! you will come back more stronger good recovery @LukeShaw23
— Anthony Martial (@AnthonyMartial) September 16, 2015
My thoughts and prayers are with @LukeShaw23 Hoping for a quick recovery and to be playing alongside him again as soon as possible! 🙏🏽
— Chris Smalling (@ChrisSmalling) September 15, 2015
Gutted for Luke Shaw. Looks like a bad one. Fantastic start to season. As brilliant as it can be football can also be a very cruel sport — Danny Higginbotham (@Higginbotham05) September 15, 2015
From his old club and former team-mates…
@LukeShaw23 gutted mate. Stay positive. Jay
— Jay Rodriguez (@JayRodriguez9) September 15, 2015
Gutted for you mate 😔 hope you have a speedy recovery @LukeShaw23 🙏🏾🙏🏾
— Nathaniel Clyne (@Nathaniel_Clyne) September 15, 2015
From his national team….
From his international team-mates and Premier League rivals…. Ross Barkley
Thinking of you lad @LukeShaw23 hope you have a speedy recovery…
— Ross Barkley (@RBarkley20) September 15, 2015
Fingers crossed for @LukeShaw23, get well soon
— Aaron Ramsey (@aaronramsey) September 15, 2015
From overseas stars…. Gareth Bale
Pronta recuperación! Get well soon @LukeShaw23
— Juan Cuadrado (@Cuadrado) September 15, 2015