Saving Spanish Soccer Club Real Oviedo — on Twitter


Real Oviedo fans (Photo: @RealOviedoFC/Twitter)

Real Oviedo is a former top-tier Spanish soccer team that has fallen on hard financial times.

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But a Twitter campaign to get fans to buy team shares may have saved it from an untimely end.

Anchor Aaron Schachter speaks to Sid Lowe, a British sports journalist based in Madrid who started the effort to save Real Oviedo.