(Twitter) Gareth Bale & Laurent Koscielny comment on Paris attacks

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Real Madrid superstar Gareth Bale and Arsenal centre-back Laurent Koscielny have both taken to social media to pay their respects to the victims of Friday’s Paris attacks.

Three teams of attackers—totalling seven attackers in all—targeted various sites across the French capital during a busy Friday evening, with 129 victims confirmed dead after shootings and bombing attacks.

While the majority of the losses came at the Bataclan Arts Centre, there were also attacks at the Stade de France, where Euro 2016 hosts France defeated world champions Germany 2-0 in an international friendly.

On Saturday, both ex-Tottenham Hotspur forward and centre-back Koscielny—who was in action for the Blues in Friday evening’s match—took to social media to express their solidarity with the victims of Friday evening’s attacks.

France continue their European Championship preparations on Tuesday evening with a friendly match against Wembley at England.

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While the suggestion, in the aftermath of Friday’s attacks, was that this match would be called up, the French Football Federation confirmed on Saturday that the contest would be going ahead.

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