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Barcelona Twitter account hacked; reveals spicy transfer gossip

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Catalan-based Soccer club, Barcelona had their Twitter account hacked early on Wednesday morning by a group claiming to be called “Our Mine.” and sought the club to contact them after their interesting transfer signing tweet left many perplexed. The original tweet, posted just after 7.30 AM IST said, “Welcome Angel Di Maria to FC Barcelona! #DiMariaFCB”.

The original tweet claiming the transfer signing of the Argentine midfielder left a lot of folks confused considering the player is well settled in Paris with PSG and had played in the past for Barcelona’s arch-rivals Real Madrid. The hack was remediated by 9.33 AM IST when the club tweeted, “Our accounts have been hacked tonight. We’re working to solve the problem as soon as possible. Thanks for your patience.”

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