Notre-Dame is one of the world's most famous buildings, a symbol of Paris and a very popular tourist destination.
When the great fire took off Monday night – the cause is not clear, even if the suspicion goes to the renovation work going on – there were many who expressed sadness.
the Football team Paris Saint-Germain, wrote on Twitter:
”Terrible images of the cathedral of Notre-Dame, one of the most beautiful monuments in our city, in flames. Courage to all who are mobilised to extinguish this fire.”https://twitter.com/PSG_inside/status/1117859841156866051
Two of the team's big stars, Kylian Mbappé and Neymar, la out pictures on Instagram.
Mbappé used a picture of the cathedral with a crying emoji, and the French flag:
Neymar posted a picture of Quasimodo from Victor Hugo's novel of the Disney twist to it with the words ”pray for France”: