Heysel disaster 25 years later

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May 29th 1985. European cupfinal between Liverpool and Juventus. Riots and a collapsing stand cause the death of 39 people, of which 32 Italians. Former mayor of Rome and Juventus fan, Walter Veltroni, wrote a monologue on the disaster entitled ‘Quando cade l’acrobata, entrano i clown’ (When the acrobat falls, enter the clowns), a phrase Juventus captain Michel Platini pronounced to a journalist after the match.