Barcelona Will Wear Black Tires After A Van Attack That Kills 13 People
Barcelona will wear a black tire for the match at Camp Nou on Monday against Real Betis as a condolence to the attack of a van that hit a pedestrian. The attack killed 13 pedestrians and about 100 others wounded.
The Catalan club will also be silent a few moments before the La Liga opener against Real Betis and that will also be done by all La Liga clubs this weekend.
“FC Barcelona wants to express its deep sadness and is so fed up with the terrorist attacks that hit our heart of the city, Ia Rambla de Barcelona. Clubs want to express support and we think of victims, their families and friends as well as the people of Barcelona and its visitors. ”
“As a mark of respect, the flag will be raised half-mast at the club’s installation and players from both teams will wear black tires in all matches this weekend.”
“On Sunday before La Liga’s 2017-2018 opener against Betis, the Nou Camp will be silent for a few minutes to commemorate the victim.”
Affects the Spanish League transfer window
Espanyol who is another La Liga Catalan club also criticized this attack and thanked those who gave a support message after the attack.
It also influenced the Spanish transfer window, Villarreal delayed the presentation of their new player Carlos Bacca while Barcelona postponed plans to introduce their new futsal players.
The Barcelona players through Instagram and Twitter also expressed their condolences and condemned the terrorist attacks like Lionel Messi, Javier Mascherano, Lucas Digne, Samuel Umtiti and others. So are Real Madrid players like Cristiano Ronaldo, Sergio Ramos, Carvajal, Marco Asensio and others. (Source: espnfc.com)