(CNN) — There is a special bond between German soccer club Union Berlin and its enthusiasts and the proximity of that relationship was respected in a philosophical manner across the weekend as the group made its Bundesliga introduction.
Ahead of Saturday’s match against RB Leipzig, Union assistants held placards of deceased family members together with the inscription”Edlich dabei” (Finally there).
The deceased were counted in the official presence. The Stadion An der Alten F??rsterei’s official capacity is currently listed as 22,402, but Saturday’s presence was listed as 22,467.
The stadium, which is the soccer floor in Berlin, has been opened in 1920, however, has experienced a series of structural modifications through the years the refurbishment and roofing of the standing areas between June 2008 and July 2009.
According to the club’s site, Union fans”assembled their very own stadium,” with over 2,300 volunteers supplying 140,000 hours of labour time, assisting the Berlin staff save countless dollars.
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Saturday’s tribute was organized by an assortment of enthusiast groups, together with images of the fans increased before kick-off since the anthem of the club spelled out. Their tickets’ expenses have been paid for by supporters.
However, the introduction into the Bundesliga of Union proved that a rough one — Leipzig hammered them 4-0.
Year Union finished third in football’s second grade to make a playoff against VfB Stuttgart.
Union’s following ton victory and marketing watched the team become the first out of the fifth and East Berlin in the former East Germany to gain passage into the Bundesliga.

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