January 25th, this Thursday’s Madrid Derby, Real Madrid had previously only offered Atletico Madrid
334 away tickets were offered, prompting protests from Atletico Madrid.
In the early hours of this morning, it was reported that Real Madrid decided to temporarily provide 252 more tickets to Atletico Madrid.
However, Melchor Ruiz, a senior Real Madrid and team reporter at Corbe Radio, said that these 252 tickets are not a temporary increase, but they already exist. They are located on the first floor of the Bernabéu and are provided to Atletico Madrid. VIP tickets, some of which need to be purchased
, and some are the result of exchanges between the two parties, mainly gifts for Atletico Madrid executives, relatives, and sponsors.
In other words, the number of away team tickets that Real Madrid officially provides to Atletico Madrid is almost the same as the number of internal tickets they provide to Atletico Madrid for gifting sponsors and relatives.