Saturday September 7 2013
Italy condolences after fan deaths

Italy captain Gigi Buffon sent a message of condolence to the families of two fans who died on their way to last night’s game in Palermo.

The supporters from Acireale were killed in a car crash as they were travelling to the Stadio Barbera for the 1-0 win over Bulgaria.

“We want to send our most heartfelt condolences to the Rao and Leone families,” said Buffon.

“Yesterday two of our fans, Elio and Dario, died while they were coming to see us in Palermo.

“We want to let their families feel our support during this difficult time.”

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