Ajax fans arrested in connection with setting up fireworks in Real Madrid base

Ajax fans arrested in connection with setting up fireworks in Real Madrid base

- Ajax fans were playing mind games after trying to distract Real Madrid at their hotel base

- Four of the Amsterdam supporters were arrested in connection with setting up fireworks

- Ajax and Real Madrid are set to play in the round of 16 Champions League first leg match

Ajax fans were arrested by Dutch police in the early hours of Wednesday morning in Amsterdam for setting off fireworks and firecrackers in front hotel where Real Madrid are based.

The supporters disturbing the European champions' sleep ahead of Ajax's Champions League tie with Los Blancos.

The two sides are set to square up in a round of 16 Champions League first leg match at the Amsterdam Arena.

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The fans went wild around 02:00am in the morning and the hotel staffs and Real Madrid's security personnel immediately alerted the security operatives.

And according to local newspaper De Telegraaf, a radical section of the Dutch fans were said to be responsible for the act.

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"I noticed that they turned on the lights in many of the rooms, so it was a success," one neighbour told AT5 TV station.

"I'm a big Ajax fan, so I found it amusing!"

The Spanish giants have also faced similar attacks in last season's Champions League before their second leg round of 16 match against Paris Saint-Germain.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Gareth Bale is in his sixth season with Real Madrid but the 29-year-old has not been able to speak the local language in the Spanish capital.

According to Spanish news media outfit Marca, Bale's teammate Marcelo claims that the Wales international only speaks English.

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