Big in Japan (and China): Asian faves Eibar end La Liga stay after seven seasons

//Big in Japan (and China): Asian faves Eibar end La Liga stay after seven seasons

Big in Japan (and China): Asian faves Eibar end La Liga stay after seven seasons

When SD Eibar were relegated from La Liga, it was not just the 27,000 inhabitants of the Basque country town that mourned Los Armeros returning to the Segunda Division.Rather, relegation was also felt across the world, including China and Japan, where the team have gained something of a cult following over the last seven years, not least for being the reason for the most shared leave letter on Chinese social media.In the end it was fitting that the curtain was drawn on lowly Eibar’s time in La…

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