Borussia Dortmund's team bus arrives for the UEFA Champions League 1st leg quarter-final football match BVB Borussia Dortmund v Monaco in Dortmund, western Germany on April 12, 2017. AFP / AFP / Norbert SCHMIDT
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A 28-year-old German-Russian citizen took out a five-figure loan to bet that Borussia Dortmund shares would drop, then bombed the soccer team's bus in an attack he tried to disguise as Islamist terrorism in a scheme to net millions, German officials said Friday.Dortmund defender Marc Bartra and a police officer were injured in the triple blasts as the bus was heading to the team's stadium for a Champions League game.The team's shares slid slightly after the attack, but quickly recovered.Dortmund's first-leg match against Monaco was postponed and the team lost 3-2 to Monaco the next day.Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel criticized UEFA and top football officials for forcing the team to play such a top-level match so quickly after an attack on their team.Dortmund captain Marcel Schmelzer said the team needed to learn all it could about the attack.
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