After a series of attacks in Belgium that have claimed at least 34 lives,
A series of attacks in Brussels claimed the lives of at least 34 people on Tuesday morning as explosions hit the metro services and airport.
Reacting to the news, Belgian players based around the world have been sharing their condolences online, giving their thoughts on the attacks.
1) Horrified and revolted. Innocent people paying the price again. My thoughts are with the families of the victims. #Brussels— Vincent Kompany (@VincentKompany) 22 March 2016
2) I wish for Brussels to act with dignity. We are all hurting, yet we must reject hate and its preachers. As hard as it may be. #Brussels— Vincent Kompany (@VincentKompany) 22 March 2016
My thoughts are with the victims and their family! 🇧🇪❤️— Thibaut Courtois (@thibautcourtois) 22 March 2016
Can't believe I'm reading these things again...— Jan Vertonghen (@JanVertonghen) 22 March 2016
Those based in other leagues outside of England have also been posting their tributes, such as Yannick Carrasco of Atlético Madrid.
Prayers & thoughts go to all families and friends of the victims 🇧🇪🙏— Axel Witsel (@axelwitsel28) 22 March 2016
I can't believe what happened this morning. My thoughts are with the victims, their family, friends and loved ones.— Thomas Vermaelen (@thomasvermaelen) March 22, 2016
The Belgian national team also tweeted to send their thoughts to the victims, adding that training with the national team had been cancelled as a result.
#tousensemble, nos pensées sont avec les victimes. Le foot n'est pas important aujourd'hui. Entraînement annulé.— BelgianRedDevils (@BelRedDevils) 22 March 2016