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WATCH: Zaha joins Palace for Life Foundation in energetic school visit

25 April 2019

Wilfried Zaha joined the Palace for Life Foundation yesterday in a visit to his former primary school, Whitehorse Manor, where he surprised a hall of young pupils.

The Palace winger, now 26, met students and answered their questions before joining in with a quiz, which included questions such as how many goals has Wilfried Zaha scored for Crystal Palace? With the help of Zaha himself, perhaps unsurprisingly the correct answer - 52 - was decided upon.

 
 
 
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😀 @wilfriedzaha visited his old Primary School today - the kids were delighted! #CPFC @palaceforlife

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He then signed pictures for the schoolchildren before being shown a poem of his own dating back to when he attended the Thornton Heath school.

Zaha was a pupil at Whitehorse from the age of four before he left for Selsdon High School, when he joined the Palace academy aged 12.

He becomes the second Palace star this year to have returned to surprise children at a former primary school, with fellow academy graduate Aaron Wan-Bissaka having paid a visit to Good Shepherd Catholic School in New Addington earlier in February.

Watch how his afternoon went and see how the kids reacted by clicking the video below!


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