Dutch airline KLM has issued an official apology for their offensive tweet following Mexico's defeat to the Netherlands. "The team of KLM Mexico offers an apology for the unfortunate comments published on social media in reference to the departure of the Mexican football team from the World Cup 2014, after having sbeen eliminated by the Netherlands. It was not our intention to hurt anyone's feelings with our 'Tweet,'" read the offcial apology on Facebook.

"In the best spirit of sportsmanship, we offer our most sincere apology to those that have been offended by our tweet," said Marrix-Fruitema,  Director General of KLM in North America. "With more than sixty years of uninterrupted presence in Mexico, we are well aware of the importance that this country has for KLM, they have inspired us to keep offering our best services to this great country. Today, we join the general sentiment of congratulations for the Mexican national team which, with its strength and impetus, has managed to become one of the best football teams in the world," said Jerom Salemi, Director General of KLM Mexico. 

After the Mexican Soccer Team lost against the Netherlands in the World Cup Brazil 2014, the Dutch airline Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) tweeted an ironic goodbye message to El Tri and their fans. The tweet from KLM said "Adios Amigos", mocking the defeat of the Miguel 'El Piojo' Herrera's teams. The tweet included an image from KLM reading 'Departures' with a caption reading 'Adios Amigos #NEDMEX. Outrage has been rampant on Twitter.