Football fans protesting is nothing new but Alavés fans went one step further on Monday night.
Fixture scheduling in Spain often prioritises the bigger sides and makes life difficult for regular match going fans.
So they decided to do something about it.
— Еneko Ugarte (@EnekoUgarte) February 11, 2019
Their incredible mock funeral was symbolising the death of modern football and pointed at officials who continue to line their pockets.
For the first five minutes, the home stand was left empty, before fans poured in dressed in black and holding banners which read ‘RIP football’.
Alaves fans tonight dressed in black and with mobile phones alight, all part of a 'mock funeral' for the death of the soul of modern football.pic.twitter.com/yVi16Crvjo
— Paul Reidy (@paulreidy67) February 11, 2019
Credit to the Alavés faithful. They took full advantage of their moment in the public eye and hopefully this will come as a wake-up call.