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ACCH M: Vissotto – “We thought it was a terrorist attack”

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Brazilian volleyball star Leandro Vissotto was part of the match between Al Arabi and Al Jazira in Myanmar, which was interrupted due to an earthquake.

Earthquake at volleyball match

Earthquake at volleyball match

Couple of days after this very unpleasant experience, Vissotto described the whole situation for Brazilian SporTV News.

“It was a frightening experience. We were in the middle of the match when the ground started shaking. For two years in Japan I have felt earthquakes, but this time you could hear the crackles inside the gym. At first, everyone were really scared, thinking it might be a terrorist attack, because it seemed that someone was shooting. I ran toward the exit as fast as I could. Thank God, it was not serious. Everyone were OK. Still, elsewhere in the country there were a lot of damage,” said Vissotto who is playing for Al Arabi (Qatar) at the Asian Club Championship.  

 

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