army vehicle: The Red Star fan club website says the tank symbolizes their slogan Machine Has Started, according to CTV. The northern stand at the stadium near which the tank was parked is reserved for the club's most ardent supporters, known as Delije, or roughly translated the tough boys. The decommissioned Soviet-made T-55 Yugoslav army tank was parked in front of the Red Star stadium ahead of a Champions League qualifying match against Swiss champion Young Boys on Tuesday. The stunt has triggered a strong reaction from neighbouring Croatia, which fought a war for independence from the Serb-led Yugoslavia. Liberal Belgrade groups called on authorities to remove the army vehicle and denounced its display as glorification of war symbols. Croatian media said the tank is a clear provocation and a scandal, suggesting that European soccer's governing body, UEFA, must react. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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