Lezama got the people back 16 months later. Almost 150 fans have been the lucky ones to finally attend an Athletic training session, something forbidden since the pandemic broke out in Spain on March 6, 2020. These 507 days have been very long. Perhaps that is why silence has presided over the team’s afternoon session, the third of the day, in the new tier of Field 1. The players left the vetuaries amid a closed ovation and responded by returning the applause. They have posed with the people behind and only a cry of a hicnha was heard loud and clear: “Athletic!”
The appointment will be at half past six, but some have made cabbage for an hour before. Security has measured their temperature, they have applied hydroalcoholic gel on their hands and have verified that their membership number matched the one sent by email to the address provided. There was an option to reach 152 spectators, with a maximum of two companions, but at the last minute some had to be absent. The idea is that there will be a session of this type every week. The club enabled a special ‘Txapelgorris’ device to help attendees at any time and resolve any doubts that may arise. “There is a lot of anxiety to return. To see the players, Marcelino’s work and how Lezama has been,” rubbed the eyes more than one. “It looks like another installation”, finished a young woman next to him.
The session was light, with rounds and a little party. Unai Simón continues with the Olympian. The injured Kodro, Nolaskoain, Yuri, Yeray and Córdoba were not present. Muniain, who left his car on the premises at 6:30 p.m., and Unai Lopez, Simon