Sport Barcelona Twitter account hacked as club 'announce' signing of Angel Di Maria

08:05  23 august  2017
08:05  23 august  2017 Source:   Sporting News

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  Barcelona Twitter account hacked as club 'announce' signing of Angel Di Maria © Getty Images FC Barcelona's Twitter was hacked in the early hours of Wednesday morning, with the club "announcing" the signing of Angel Di Maria from Paris Saint-Germain.

It had been a trying 24 hours for the Blaugrana, as on Tuesday the club announced they were suing Neymar after alleging the Brazilian failed to fulfill his agreement with the team.

And things only got worse later as the club's official Twitter account sent out a tweet saying, "Welcome Angel Di Maria to FC Barcelona!"

Barcelona Twitter hack 2© Provided by Sporting News Barcelona Twitter hack 2

Over the course of the next hour, the tweets would disappear and reappear on Barcelona's timeline, as a back-and-forth battle between the hackers and the club ensued.

Credit for the hack was claimed by OurMine, a Saudi Arabian group who have also hacked the Facebook account of CNN, and Twitter accounts of Netflix, Marvel and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg among many others.

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<p>Ousmane Dembele insisted he is not feeling under pressure to perform despite joining Barcelona as a club record signing and the second most expensive footballer of all-time.</p>The 20-year-old winger, signed from Borussia Dortmund for a fee which could rise to 147 million euros ($176 million), was presented to over 17,000 fans at the Nou Camp on Monday.

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