Red Star fans celebrate title in packed stadium with tanks, rocket launchers

Red Star fans and players celebrated their 31st league title on Saturday after they beat Proleter 2-1 at the Maracana stadium in Belgrade.

Thousands of fans attended the game and hundreds posed with a tank and rocket launcher placed on display in front of the stadium while flares were let off in the stadium following Red Star's win.

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Fans has been allowed to return to football in Serbia since June 1. The Serbian league had taken a three month break due to the coronavirus pandemic.

2On June 10, 25,000 fans turned out to watch Red Star lose 1-0 to Partizan Belgrade in the Serbian Cup final.

One of the first countries to allow fans back into stadiums, Serbia has eased its restrictions but are still recommending that people adhere to social distancing.

Real Madrid's Luca Jovic was criticised in his native Serbia for travelling home, with the club's permission, in March to continue his corornavirus self-isolation.

Serbia so far has recorded 12, 803 coronavirus cases, while 260 people died.