Atlético sent off to FIFA Club World Cup

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The South American representatives were sent off to Morrocco by a sea of Galo fans in Minas Girais on Monday

A massive crowd of fans gathered to see off the Galo Photo by: Bruno Cantini/

The team bus leaving for the airport Photo by: Bruno Cantini/

Ronaldinho showing holiday spirit with a festive hat Photo by: Bruno Cantini/

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12/10/2013  Vespasiano, Minas Girais, Brazil

Fans of Atlético Mineiro turned out in droves in Minas Girais on Monday to see off the South American champions to their flight to Morrocco for the FIFA World Cup next week.

With the Brasileirao season wrapped up for the winter, the Galo booked an early flight to Marrakech before their semi-final next Thursday.

The reigning Copa Libertadores winners take on the winner of a quarter-final between CONCACAF side CF Monterrey and either Eqypt’s Al Ahly SC or Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande FC at the Stade de Marrakech.

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