Ahead of tonight's world cup qualifier, Welsh captain Ashley Williams presented President Michael D Higgins with a number five jersey in memory of Derry City's Ryan McBride.
The 27-year-old died suddenly on Sunday evening.
Ashley Williams presents President Michael D Higgins with a Wales No 5 shirt in memory of Ryan McBride https://t.co/oPzOLarveT #RTEsoccer pic.twitter.com/PomEkXKa02— RTÉ Soccer (@RTEsoccer) March 24, 2017
For tonight's game, the Irish number five jersey will be worn by James McClean, in a fitting tribute to the late Derry City captain.
The number 5 jersey James McClean will wear this evening in tribute to the late Derry City captain, Ryan McBride. pic.twitter.com/6XalJwiUux— FAIreland ⚽️🇮🇪 (@FAIreland) March 24, 2017