Violent Street Fight Involving Ultras of Top Spanish Football Clubs
In a recent international break, Spanish football has once again been marred by a shameful incident, tarnishing its reputation in the eyes of the world. The Sevillian neighborhood of Triana became the unfortunate witness to a massive and violent street fight, involving ultras from prominent clubs such as Betis, Atlético de Madrid, Barcelona, and Seville.
Origin of the Brawl
According to police sources, the brawl originated from a birthday celebration of a member of the Betis entertainment group, attended by ultras from two other First Division groups – the culés Boixos Nois and the rojiblancos of the Frente Atlético. However, the situation took a drastic turn when members of the Biris Norte Sevillistas arrived at the scene, triggering the fight.
An Ideological Confrontation
The confrontation escalated into a violent clash, which the police have categorized as an ideological confrontation between neo-Nazi radicals and anti-fascists. Witnesses reported the presence of hooded individuals, with chairs, glasses, and bottles being thrown amidst the chaos. It took the intervention of several dozen police officers to bring an end to the altercation.
Consequences and Previous Incidents
The aftermath of the brawl resulted in four arrests from different sides. One of the detainees, a 50-year-old man identified as Biri, sustained serious injuries. This incident is not an isolated event, as just a few weeks ago, ultras from both Betis and Osasuna engaged in another fight near the Benito Villamarín stadium.
It is disheartening to witness such violent clashes tarnishing the image of Spanish football. Authorities must take stringent measures to prevent such incidents in the future and ensure the safety of fans and the reputation of the sport.
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