- Title: Real Madrid fans delighted to be back at Bernabeu stadium
- Date: 12th September 2021
- Summary: MADRID, SPAIN (SEPTEMBER 12, 2021) (REUTERS) VARIOUS OF REAL MADRID FANS ARRIVING AT BERNABEU STADIUM AFTER A YEAR AND A HALF OF RENOVATION WORKS REAL MADRID WEARING REAL MADRID FLAG WAITING TO ENTER STADIUM VARIOUS OF BUS WITH REAL MADRID PLAYERS ARRIVING AT STADIUM, FANS CHEERING REAL MADRID FANS WEARING REAL MADRID FLAGS BERNABEU STADIUM / FANS WAITING TO ENTER STADIUM (SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) REAL MADRID FAN FRANCISCO SANCHEZ, WHO CAME FROM JAEN TO WATCH REAL MADRID MATCH, SAYING: "We are very excited, we come from Jaen, Andalusia, and the truth is that we are looking forward to seeing the stadium, and we hope to see it finished soon. Let's see if this season is good for us, let's hope so, we come with a lot of enthusiasm." (SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) REAL MADRID FAN JOSE VERA, SAYING: "Nervous, nervous, I hope the players play a good game, to play a match with the fans is important, it's a long time without being with the fans." (SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) REAL MADRID FAN ALEJANDRO PEREZ, SAYING: "We are really looking forward to returning to the stadium after such a long time, even if it is not as finished as we would like to see it. I'm really looking forward to seeing Real Madrid at the temple." (SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) REAL MADRID FAN PEPI GUTIERREZ, WHO CAME FROM JAEN TO WATCH REAL MADRID MATCH, SAYING: "The time never seemed to come. After the match is over, we're leaving, we'll get home at 4 a.m., but well, that's what we had to do, make the effort and that's it." SECURITY WORKERS CHECKING FANS BEFORE ENTERING STADIUM FANS ENTERING STADIUM SECURITY WORKERS CHECKING FANS BEFORE ENTERING STADIUM POLICE RIDING HORSES FANS QUEUING TO ENTER STAIDUM FANS OUTSIDE STADIUM / STADIUM SECURITY WORKERS WALKING AT STADIUM VARIOUS OF EXTERIOR OF STADIUM
- Embargoed: 26th September 2021 20:04
- Keywords: Bernabeu LaLiga Madrid Real Madrid Spain fans renovated stadium
- Location: MADRID, SPAIN
- City: MADRID, SPAIN
- Country: Spain
- Topics: Europe,Soccer,Sport
- Reuters ID: LVA001EUEZ3UN
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Real Madrid fans were excited to be back at renovated Bernabeu stadium on Sunday (September 12) after a year and a half of renovation works.
"I'm really looking forward to seeing Real Madrid at the temple," said Real Madrid fan Alejandro Perez.
Some 20,000 fans gathered to watch their team playing Celta de Vigo in the fourth session match.
At the start of the 2021/2022 season, Carlo Ancelotti's side have two wins and a draw in LaLiga.
(Production: Michael Gore, Elena Rodriguez)
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