Athletic Bilbao fans brought flares for club’s airport send-off

Brooks Peck
Dirty Tackle

Athletic Bilbao will play Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final in Madrid on Friday and its fans were very eager to give the team a warm send-off (literally). Some packed into the back of a truck that followed the team's bus to the airport, while others waited there with flares and flags held aloft.

Though the flares didn't make it inside the airport for obvious reasons, the fans, their flags and what appeared to be a Marco Bielsa pirate puppet all did.

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