Weekend in Sport: Real Betis fans spread Christmas cheer, Mikaela Shiffrin makes history

Benito Villamarin

( CNN) With Christmas fast approaching, there was plenty of festive applaud this weekend — not least at Real Betis’ Estadio Benito Villamarin — while Mikaela Shiffrin capped a stunning time with yet another fragment of record. Here’s your Monday sporting roundup.

Thanks to the generosity and kindheartedness of Real Betis devotees, the thousands of disadvantaged offsprings will be able to enjoy some Christmas spirit.

At half-time of Betis’ La Liga match against Eibar on Saturday, fans donated millions of cuddly toys for charity by hurling them from the stands.