World football reacted on Sunday after 174 people were killed at an Indonesia stadium following a riot and stampede on Saturday.
After the match between Arema FC and Persebaya Surabaya ended, supporters of the losing team invaded the pitch, and police fired tear gas, triggering a stampede and cases of suffocation, East Java police chief Nico Afinta told media.
AFP picks out reactions from across football:
“Devastating to hear of the events at the Kanjuruhan Stadium in Indonesia last night. Shocking news.”
— Former England star Wayne Rooney.
“Heartbreaking. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families.”
— Spain defender Sergio Ramos.
“My thoughts are with everyone affected by this tragedy. Indonesia holds a special place in my heart.”
— England women’s captain Leah Williamson.
“We send our sincere condolences to the victims, their families, and everyone affected.”
— Manchester United.
“We are deeply saddened to hear of the tragic events at the Kanjuruhan Stadium in Indonesia. Our thoughts are with all those affected.”
— Manchester City.
“FC Barcelona is pained by the tragic events at Kanjuruhan Stadium in Indonesia and rejects all acts of violence both on and off the field.”
“Paris Saint-Germain would like to offer its deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of those who lost their lives in the stadium tragedy in Malang, Indonesia.”
— Paris Saint-Germain.
“We are deeply saddened by the tragedy in Malang, Indonesia. There should never be violence at a football match.”
“The RFEF deeply laments the tragedy and condemns any act of violence, more so if it is in a festive setting, as a game of football should always be.”
— Spanish Football Federation. Spanish clubs will observe a minute’s silence before matches on Sunday.
“The thoughts of everyone at the Premier League are with those affected by the tragic events at Kanjuruhan Stadium last night.”
— Premier League.
“Sending our condolences and thoughts to the victims, the families and everyone affected by the tragedy in Malang, Indonesia.”
— Italy’s Serie A.
“I am deeply shocked and saddened to hear such tragic news coming out of football-loving Indonesia.”
— Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa.