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Belgium changes location of friendly vs. Portugal in wake of terror attacks
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Belgium changes location of friendly vs. Portugal in wake of terror attacks
Wednesday March 23rd, 2016

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The Wembley Stadium arch was lit in the colors of the Belgian flag on Wednesday to show respect following the attacks in Brussels.

The Brussels Airport and a metro station were bombed on Tuesday morning in a suspected terror attack. At least 31 people were killed and 270 were injured in the attacks, reports The New York Times.

The Belgian national team canceled practice on Tuesday after the bombings. A closed practice was held on Wednesday.

The team was scheduled to play Portugal next week in Brussels, but in the wake of the attacks, the friendly has been moved to Leira, Portugal.

The match was initially canceled, but the team later accepted a proposal from the Portuguese Football Federation to relocate the match.

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