Friday December 11th, 2015

CSKA Sofia had a home match against FK Sozopol on Thursday night, and its fans were ready to support it with more than just the standard cheers and chants, but also a massive Star Wars-themed banner accompanied by chanting of the Imperial March.

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The supporters, who seem to lean to the dark side of The Force, also donned stormtrooper masks while throwing flares and smoke bombs throughout the impressively choreographed pre-game ritual.

The team responded to the intricate tribute to the beloved space opera by rewarding fans with a 3–0 victory to move on to the semifinal of the Bulgaria Cup.

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Brendan Maloy

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