Betis 'sing' the Andalusian anthem
February 28 is the Day of Andalusia and the Betis players paid tribute to Spain's beautiful southern region. Lucky they were all good at football...
Andalusia celebrates its regional day today, 28 February, and the Betis players (Rafa Navarro, Sergio Leon, Joaquín, Francis, Antonio Barragan, Loren Morón, Fabián Ruíz) decided to pay tribute by singing the region's anthem, the Himno de Andalucia.
Betis sing the Andalusian anthem
As they themselves admitted: "Luckily, we're better at football".
Here are the lyrics, written by Blas Infante, an Andalusian politician, writer, historian and known as the father of Andalusian nationalism. He was summarily executed by Franco's forces when they took Seville at the start of the Spanish Civil War.
The White and Green Flag (English translation)
And here's the original Spanish