Piccadilly Circus lights up for Captain Tom Moore

WWE honours Captain Tom Moore with his own championship belt after raising £29m for NHS

Army veteran will receive a personalised belt featuring the NHS logo to mark his 100th birthday

Tuesday 28 April 2020 13:12

WWE has honoured Captain Tom Moore with a unique championship belt to celebrate his 100th birthday.

The World War Two veteran, who raised £29m for the NHS by walking laps of his garden, will receive a belt with personalised side plates featuring the NHS logo to mark the milestone of his 100th birthday.

Captain Moore, who was singled out for praise by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday, was hailed as a “true hero” by WWE star Drew McIntyre.

“I am proud that WWE has created a WWE Championship title for Captain Tom Moore featuring personalised side plates to celebrate his 100th birthday and commemorate his achievements for the NHS,” McIntyre told The Metro.

“He is a true hero who stepped up when his country called in World War War, and who stepped up again today with the same selfless courage and determination to help others.’

“At WWE our mission is to put smiles on people’s faces around the world. Captain Tom Moore has achieved that by uniting millions across the world in support of his truly outstanding fundraising endeavours.

“Captain Tom, I look forward to shaking your hand in person someday.”

Royal Mail also announced it will pay tribute to Captain Moore this week, with all stamped post up until Friday to be marked with: “Happy 100th Birthday Captain Thomas Moore NHS fundraising hero 30th April 2020.”

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