Despite the serious consequences who had, with one death and several hospitalized, the celebration party of the league of Atletico Madrid It was not as usual. One of the big differences was that the footballers could not go to Neptune to celebrate with their fans … or not at least at the peak moment.
The device of festivities in Madrid’s plaza cleared up around 3:00 in the morning, but the Roman god did receive a visit from his players. Atlético has shared the moment in which the captain Koke fulfilled the tradition of putting the scarf on the statue, as well as a black bracelet as a sign of mourning for the 14-year-old fan died in an accident during the festivities.
The party did not stop there. In fact, the players did have their moment of jumping and singing with the fans. They did it already in Zorrilla, provoking somewhat surreal images such as that of the riot police trying to hold them down, and later at dawn in the Cerro del Espino.
Numerous rojiblancos fans came to the mattress sports city to receive the bus of their own from Valladolid, and many players, with their own Diego Simeone at the front, they went out to celebrate with them. Screams, chants, jumps … uncontained euphoria (and with the masks that way) that demonstrate the desire that both had to celebrate a title so long longed for.
Atlético de Madrid has promoted as an initiative for their fans to celebrate the title a “great red-and-white caravan” of cars this Sunday afternoon, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., through the capital of Spain, from Atocha to Plaza de Castilla, passing through the Neptune fountain, since the squad will not be able to go there to celebrate the League due to the health situation.
The club invites fans to “celebrate it responsibly”, to put on the red-and-white shirt, to take out “the scarves and flags out the windows” and “drive slowly, there is no rush”, while recommending not to get out of the vehicle or stop at Neptune, because “all athletic players have to be able to pass “by the source where it celebrates its titles.
“Let everyone know that you are from Atleti and that we are League champions,” proclaims the information from the Madrid entity about the caravan, which will take place before the League cup is handed over to the team at the Wanda stadium. Metropolitan.
This event is scheduled at eight o’clock in the afternoon and will be attended by the president of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), Luis Rubiales; of the mayor of the capital, José Luis Martínez-Almeida; of the president of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Diaz Ayuso, and the Minister of Culture and Sports, Jose Manuel Rodriguez Uribes.