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Spain: Real Madrid fans celebrate La Liga win from their cars at iconic Cibeles fountain01:31

Spain: Real Madrid fans celebrate La Liga win from their cars at iconic Cibeles fountain

Spain, Madrid
July 17, 2020 at 09:45 GMT -00:00 · Published

Real Madrid fans cheered on their team's crowning of La Liga from their cars on Thursday, as traditional celebrations by the Cibeles fountain were called off by the club and the Madrid regional government amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

After winning their 34th La Liga championship with a 2-1 victory over Villareal, Real Madrid urged its fans to avoid the traditional celebrations at La Cibeles fountain, where thousands typically swamp the plaza as they wait for the team for celebrations in a move to comply with coronavirus protective measures. Police officers were on site to ensure to check the compliance with security rules.

Real Madrid claimed the championship with seven points ahead of their nemesis FC Barcelona, who with only one game remaining in the calendar have been outclassed by the Merengues.

Spain: Real Madrid fans celebrate La Liga win from their cars at iconic Cibeles fountain01:31
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Real Madrid fans cheered on their team's crowning of La Liga from their cars on Thursday, as traditional celebrations by the Cibeles fountain were called off by the club and the Madrid regional government amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

After winning their 34th La Liga championship with a 2-1 victory over Villareal, Real Madrid urged its fans to avoid the traditional celebrations at La Cibeles fountain, where thousands typically swamp the plaza as they wait for the team for celebrations in a move to comply with coronavirus protective measures. Police officers were on site to ensure to check the compliance with security rules.

Real Madrid claimed the championship with seven points ahead of their nemesis FC Barcelona, who with only one game remaining in the calendar have been outclassed by the Merengues.

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