ATLÉTICO MADRID

Atlético Madrid stadium name and new badge: fans say no

According to an AS.com poll, Friday's twin announcement has not gone down well at all with the Atlético supporters
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Nuevo estadio del Atlético con el escudo

Atlético Madrid's supporters have taken advantage of an AS.com poll to voice their displeasure at the dual announcement made by the club on Friday lunchtime.

In an event at the Vicente Calderón, Atlético revealed that their new stadium is to be called the Wanda Metropolitano, before also unveiling a redesigned crest.

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo announces the name of the club's new stadium.

Fans reject stadium name and remodelled badge

Asked by AS to reply 'yes' or 'no' to the question "Do you like the name Wanda Metropolitano?", 79% of the fans who took part responded in the negative.

Meanwhile, 64% of those who voted were against Los Rojiblancos' change of badge.

Atlético Madrid's new badge is revealed.

Atleti faithful to make itself heard

Atlético's support has been swift to mobilise, with a protest now scheduled outside the Calderón at 10:00 CET on Sunday morning.

On top of that, the petitions 'No al nuevo escudo' ('No to the new crest') and 'Contra el nuevo escudo del Atlético de Madrid' ('Against the new Atlético Madrid crest') have been launched on the website change.org.