Belgium stars tweet reaction to terrorist attacks in Brussels

Date published: Tuesday 22nd March 2016 12:48

Belgian stars tweet their reaction to Brussels attacks

Belgium stars have tweeted their reaction to the terrorist attacks in Brussels on Tuesday as national team training was cancelled following the horrific events. 

Belgium are set to play Portugal in an international friendly at Brussels’ King Baudouin Stadium on Tuesday, March 29, but the fixture is now in doubt following suspected terrorist bomb attacks in the nation’s capital.

Brussels Airport was rocked by a double blast on Tuesday morning while another blast was reported by local media at a Metro station in the city. Several people are feared dead with many more injured.

A tweet from the Belgian team’s official account, @BelRedDevils, read:

Premier League players including Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen and Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet have conveyed messages of alarm and support through Twitter.

Seventy-four time Belgium centre-back Vertonghen wrote:

While Mignolet tweeted the name of Brussels Airport:

Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj added:

Elsewhere, Derdryck Boyata of Celtic wrote:

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