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Sorry Mexicans!

KLM Apologizes for 'Adios Amigos' Tweet

6/30/2014 8:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Dutch Airline Adios Amigos Tweet
The Dutch airline that celebrated The Netherlands win over Mexico with a tweet that said, "Adios Amigos" -- coupled with a stereotypical pic of a man in sombrero -- is now apologizing. 

KLM has been under fire ever since the airline posted the message Sunday -- which featured an image of a mustached man in a poncho and a sombrero next to a sign that said, "Departures."

The tweet pissed off a TON of people -- including actor Gael García Bernal who blasted the airline on Twitter ... saying, "I’m never flying your s**tty airline again. F**k you big time."

Now, the airline has finally responded ... issuing a statement that says, "We realize that our posts on Twitter and Facebook following the match triggered many emotional replies. We emphasize that it was never our intention to hurt anyone's feelings."

"In the best of sportsmanship, KLM apologizes to those who feel offended. In respect of the many reactions we received we decided to remove the posts."

For the record, KLM also issued the statement en Espanol.

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13 COMMENTS

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BLUE UGLY 💩    

What a bunch of cry babies, cant take a joke about that fruity sport. They shouldve tweeted "Mexico got beat like a pinata"

79 days ago
2.

r2s    

Give this politically correct stuff a break. it was a joke

79 days ago
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Angry Soviet    

Big Deal! They made a joke of it. This planet is DOOMED by the PC that it has to deal with!

79 days ago
4.

Krishnakumar KA    

No sorry bla bla bla... things will be decided by Mexican mafia. Remeber the murder of Andres Escobar by Columbian mafia. Robben fooled the world. Football ground is not for drama its for game. He must be punished and this airlines also.

79 days ago
5.

BlueGray    

Hipocrits is what Mexicans are... they talk trash about Central American teams all the time and now they're offended... pssh! ridiculous people...

79 days ago
6.

lourdgoogoo    

People need to lighten up.

79 days ago
7.

Lisa    

Oh come on, its funny! Get a sense of humor Mexicans.

79 days ago
8.

BEEJ    

So Chris Brown lost his tolerance for alcohol while in prison and saying "goodbye friends" in Mexico's native language is offensive to Mexicans... Kindly log off for the rest of the day.

79 days ago
9.

FREEDOM    

"HILARANTE !"

78 days ago
10.

Jackie    

LOL....poor retarded Mexicanos....Adios Amigos. so happy you got kicked out. stupido pricks.

78 days ago
11.

FREEDOM    

GAAN NAAR DE HEL........

78 days ago
12.

FREEDOM    

" WELVERDIENDE!"

78 days ago

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