Palma dresses in red after the promotion of Mallorca

About 300 fans of the Majorca have celebrated this Tuesday the promotion to LaLiga Santander in the central streets of the Balearic capital shortly after the defeat of Almería in Cartagena (3-2), that certified the return of the vermilion to the highest category of Spanish football.

Fans flocked to what is known as ‘Plaza de las Tortugas’, Despite the fact that access to this well-known enclave, the usual venue for the triumph celebrations, was closed shortly before by the Local police to avoid crowds.

Wearing the Mallorcan shirt, with flags, flares and singing songs, The fans unleashed their joy at the team’s return to the top flight of Spanish football.

A group of followers had gathered a few hours earlier at the Visit Mallorca EstaDi to witness the Cartagena-Almería match. “We are from the First Division. It was hard, too. Far from us and many of you are no longer. We are back”, Wrote the Balearic club on social networks in direct reference to the closure of football stadiums and the members who died due to the pandemic of the Covid-19.

The vermilion entity also posted a video of the players ‘Keeping up’ coach Luis García Plaza in the team’s concentration on Tenerife, where this Wednesday he will face the local team with promotion in his pocket.

The footballers, all with masks, they chanted songs from “a Primera oé” and you also hear “Amath (Ndiayé) stay” directed to the Senegalese striker on loan from Getafe.

Garcia PlazaLikewise, he gave vent to his joy shouting, excited, “Ohh Mallorca, Mallorca” while being hugged by his players.

One of the first clubs in the Santander League who congratulated Mallorca was the FC Barcelona. “Congratulations on your promotion today. See you next season, ”said the Barça entity on twitter. They also added to the Majorcan joy, among others, the Spanish Olympic Committee and the Real spanish soccer federation.

The promotion party is expected to continue in the next few days with a visit to the Balearic public institutions and the meeting with 4,086 fans who will witness the game against Real Zaragoza on Monday at the Son Moix stadium.