Belgium national team cancels practice after Brussels attack
The Belgian national team has canceled its Tuesday practice after the Brussels Airport and a metro station were bombed in a suspected terrorist attack on Tuesday morning, the Associated Press reports.
The team’s international friendly against Portugal scheduled for next Tuesday may also be canceled, the AP reports.
“Our thoughts are with the victims,” the team said on its official Twitter account. “Football is not important today. Training cancelled.”
Multiple international soccer players also tweeted their support and condolences to the victims’ families.
Prayers & thoughts go to all families and friends of the victims 🇧🇪🙏— Axel Witsel (@axelwitsel28) March 22, 2016
Can't believe I'm reading these things again...— Jan Vertonghen (@JanVertonghen) March 22, 2016
The Zaventum hashtag refers to the location of the Brussels Airport.