Tha Sports Junkies 101

Barcelona Terror Attack: Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi, Rafael Nadal Pau Gasol Offer Support to Barcelona

Photo credit to Lionel Messi via Instagram

World News

Barcelona Terror Attack: Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Rafael Nadal, Pau Gasol Offer Support to Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain – Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo joined the outpouring support and solidarity with the city of Barcelona after today’s terrorist attacks. This support was also shown by Barcelona star Lionel Messi, alongside others like Rafael Nadal, Pau Gasol, Luis Suarez, Cesc Fabregas and Andres Iniesta.

“Dismayed by the news arriving from Barcelona. Full support and solidarity with the family and friends of the victims,” Ronaldo said in a translated tweet.

Messi posted about the attack on Instagram … “I want to send my condolences and all my support to the families and friends of the victims of the terrible attack in our beloved Barcelona, ​​in addition to totally rejecting any act of violence,” said Messi.

“We are not going to give up, we are many more who want to live in a world in peace, without hate and where respect and tolerance are the basis of coexistence.”

Others Joined

Rafael Nadal added: “Shattered by what has happened in Barcelona! All my support to affected families and the city,” in a translated tweet.

Pau Gasol — who’s from Barcelona — also tweeted, “Sad and horrified by the tragic events that took place today at the #Ramblas of #Barcelona.”

“All my support to the victims and their families during these incredibly tough times.”

Luis SuarezVery shocked for what happened in Barcelona. All my support to the city and families!

Andres IniestaAll dismayed by what has happened and the news that continue to come from our city. All my Love.

Cesc FrabegasNo words to see what they have done in our beautiful city Barcelona. All united more than ever. # I love Barcelona #PrayForBarcelona ❤️

Antonella MessiSuch evil So much hate in the world ?? How much sadness and impotence. All the strength for the victims and their families !! ❤️BCN❤️.

Real Madrid express their deepest dismay at the attack suffered in the city of Barcelona and their solidarity with the victims and their families and friends, at the same time as wishing a speedy recovery to those injured.”

“Deeply saddened by the attack on our city,” FC Barcelona wrote on Twitter. “All our thoughts are with the victims, their families and with the people of Barcelona.”

In addition, Espanyol, the city’s other Primera Division club, wrote: “The most beautiful city in the world, our city. We suffer with you and with all Barcelonians.”

Barcelona Terror Attack

A van attack in Barcelona killed at least 13 people and injured dozens more on Thursday in the city’s Las Ramblas tourist district. Officials are saying it’s a terrorist attack.

Barcelona is scheduled to start La Liga season on Sunday against Real Betis. In addition, no word has been communicated if the league will forgo this weekend’s matches.