Racing Santander to pay tribute to the late Severiano Ballesteros against Atletico Madrid

The Cantabrian outfit have announced they will honour the late golfer Seve Ballesteros during their contest with Atletico Madrid on Tuesday evening at El Sardinero
Racing Santander have announced they will pay tribute to golfing legend Severiano Ballesteros during their La Liga game with Atletico Madrid on Tuesday after he lost his long battle with brain cancer.

The Spanish golfer was known to be a big supporter of his local club who will bare the name of his charity, the Seve Ballesteros Foundation, on their shirts for their remaining three games this season.

A minute silence will be observed in El Sardinero by both sets of supporters with the club also announcing there will be a series of events before kick-off to commemorate the death of Ballesteros.

Racing have also confirmed that Atletico will take part in the tribute with the full backing of Ballesteros' family.

The club currently sit in 12th place in La Liga with a top-half finish still possible.

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