Moscow’s Champion’s League stadium has a secret history

More than 40,000 English fans are expected to converge on Moscow’s Olympic Stadium for the Champions League final on 21 May.Here’s a bit of the history of that stadium that many will be unaware of.An excerpt from an article titled “Moscow’s secret tragedy – hundreds of fans crushed to death”…
“On the evening of 20 October 1982 Spartak were playing Dutch club Haarlem for a place in the last 16 of the Uefa Cup. They would win the match on the way to a 5-1 aggregate victory, but it was also the night on which the greatest disaster in the history of Russian football took place. Officially, 66 fans lost their lives, crushed to death, but several subsequent investigations and eyewitnesses put the death toll closer to 350.”
The entire story can be read here….

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