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Cleveland Cavaliers Victory Parade and Rally

Source: Gregory Shamus / Getty

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) –

A pro-Republican Twitter account tweeted out a photo Tuesday claiming large crowds at a rally in Arizona supporting President Trump before his address, but that photo caught Clevelanders’ attention.

There is an awful lot of “wine and gold” in the photo.

That’s because the photo is actually of the Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 NBA championship parade, specifically near the intersection of East 9th Street and Saint Clair Avenue.

Cleveland hosted the sixth-largest sports celebration in recorded history when 1 million people filled the streets to celebrate.

The Phoenix Convention Center, where the event was held, has a 19,000 person capacity.

Some followers of the account @TEN_GOP quickly pointed out the error.

The tweet was eventually deleted and an apology was tweeted out the next day.

https://twitter.com/TEN_GOP/status/900370099676250112

Another Twitter user shared a photo while claiming the crowds in Phoenix were large, but again, a photo from the Cleveland parade was used. People quickly pointed out that mistake too:

 

READ MORE: Cleveland19.com

Article Courtesy of WOIO Cleveland 19 News

First Picture Courtesy of Gregory Shamus and Getty Images

First through Fourth Tweet and Second through Fourth Picture Courtesy of Twitter and WOIO Cleveland 19 News

Post and Fifth Picture Courtesy of Facebook

Cavs 2016 Championship Parade Photo Used as One for Trump Phoenix Rally  was originally published on wzakcleveland.com