Players wear black armbands in memory of the victims of attacks in Catalonia to chorus of ‘we are not afraid’ from the crowds

First came the stillness of mourning, then a defiant roar of “We are not afraid” as tens of thousands of Barcelona football fans started the new La Liga season by paying their respects to the victims of Thursday’s terrorist attacks.

With emotions still raw in the Catalan capital following the car attacks that killed 13 people on Las Ramblas boulevard and another person in the town of Cambrils, the phrase “only a game” had rarely felt more appropriate ahead of the kick-off against Real Betis, which Barcelona won 2-0.

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