• Heysel to be remembered when Belgium host Italy

    0

    MILAN: A friendly between Belgium and Italy will be halted in the 39th minute as the names of the 39 victims of the Heysel Stadium disaster are read out one by one on Friday. On May 29, 1985, 39, mostly Italian, fans died during the European Cup final between Juventus and Liverpool after running battles between groups of supporters caused panic and led to fans being crushed against a collapsing wall. Belgium, currently No.1 in the FIFA rankings, host four-time World Cup champions Italy at the King Beaudoin stadium in Brussels.

    AFP

    Share.
    loading...
    Loading...

    Please follow our commenting guidelines.

    Comments are closed.