Dortmund fans and players pay tribute to fallen supporter

Borussia Dortmund fans have paid an emotional tribute to a fan who died during their side’s 2-0 victory over 1. FSV Mainz 05 at Signal Iduna Park on Sunday.

An 80-year-old supporter is believed to have passed away after suffering a heart attack during the match.

The atmosphere at the ground was subdued as news of the death began to circulate, before fans launched into an emotional rendition of “You’ll never walk alone”.


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After the final whistle, the players gathered on the pitch to join the fans in paying tribute to their fallen comrade.

A second fan also collapsed at the match, but was revived on the way to hospital.


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