Umbro release statement following increased demand for Chapecoense shirts

Chapecoense XI
Chapecoense XI

Chapecoense shirts in huge demand

Football fans all over the world want to bag themselves a Chapecoense shirt following yesterday’s horrific plane crash in Colombia which killed 71 passengers.

Brazilian Serie A club Chapecoense, who had been dubbed the Leicester City of Brazil, were on their way to playing in the Copa Sudamerica final.

The majority of their squad has been killed and Brazil has since declared three days of mourning.

Umbro release statement

Chapecoense’s shirt sponsor, Umbro, released a statement on Twitter on Wednesday afternoon following a huge increase in demand for their shirts.

Being contacted by countless football fans, Umbro urged fans to be patient as their partners in Brazil are dealing with more pressing matters at this time.

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