Watch as Union Berlin fans pile onto pitch in amazing scenes after first ever Bundesliga promotion

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UNION BERLIN fans went wild in the stadium as they celebrated their side’s first ever promotion to the Bundesliga.

Thousands of fans piled onto the pitch, lit flares and even lifted the players into the air to parade them around the ground.

Union Berlin fans celebrated after the play-off against Stuttgart
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Union Berlin manager Urs Fischer had a beer poured over his head as he celebrated
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The Kopenick-based club booked their spot in the German top-flight on away goals after a goalless draw at home to Stuttgart in the play-off final.

Wild celebrations commenced at the Stadion An der Alten Forsterei after the match ended on Monday evening.

Supporters were chanting and dancing on the pitch as the players treated themselves to a well-deserved beer.

Some of the players decided to spray their drink into the air, while manager Urs Fischer had one poured over his head.

As he held back the tears, he said: “The whole club did everything for this success.

“It was a great team performance, even if we had our problems in the first half. But I always believed we would manage it.”

Club sports chief Oliver Ruhnert said: “The team really this after such a season, but it was the toughest route they chose.


“It was such a great feeling to give people what they have been yearning for.”

Hundreds of Union fans were waiting for their team to arrive before the game with reds flares and flags.

Before kick-off, the supporters put on a display in the crowd  to encourage the players to take their heart in their hands.

Fans flooded onto the pitch to celebrate the promotion to the Bundesliga
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Fans set off flares after the 0-0 draw with Stuttgart
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The fans put on an incredible display before the match kicked off
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