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Galatasaray supporters in a subdued moment after their team’s victory

A section of Galatasaray fans unsuccessfully attempted to dig a tunnel into Schalke’s Veltins Arena ahead of their Champions League last-16 clash on Tuesday.

Undeterred by a full house and tickets on the black market being traded at prices of up to €1,000, the group of desperate supporters tried to burrow their bare hands through frozen ground under a perimeter fence.

Horst Heldt, sporting director of the Royal Blues, confirmed the bizarre incident prior to kick-off, telling reporters: “Yes, that’s right. Some supporters have tried to dig a tunnel with their bare hands.”

A 1-1 draw was played out at the Turk Telecom Arena three weeks ago, but Umut Bulut’s late winner handed Galatasaray a 3-2 second-leg victory and progression into the quarter-finals of Europe’s elite club tournament.

No further comment was made about arrests or at least filling the hole back in! :)

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Written by Ed Campbell

March 14, 2013 at 2:00 am

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  1. Meanwhile Arsenal were trying to dig a tunnel back from Germany. Go the Gunners we’ll never win a thing again!

    trixfred30

    March 14, 2013 at 2:38 pm


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