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Dutch Soccer Fans Pay Tribute To Malaysia Airlines Victims With MASSIVE Display

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      Paul Conner

      Paul Conner is Deputy Editor with The Daily Caller. Previously, he was a contributing writer for four years with The Greenville News covering high school sports in Upstate South Carolina. A Palmetto State native, he is a graduate of North Greenville University.

Fans of the Dutch soccer team Feyenoord Rotterdam paid their respects to the victims aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 with a massive stadium display and a moment of silence before the team’s friendly game against Spain’s Real Sociedad Wednesday.

The display, which appeared to stretch longer than the width of the field — typically 70 to 80 yards — included the names of each of the victims. In the center of the display was an image of a father and child holding hands and facing the Feyenoord soccer stadium, with “MH17″ written above.

Pro-Russia rebels in Ukraine reportedly used a surface-to-air missile to shoot down the Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine last week.

One-hundred ninety three of the 298 victims were Dutch citizens. The bodies of some of the victims arrived in the Netherlands Wednesday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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