Argentina Officials Look to Stop Violence

November 3, 2006

argentina-football-association.jpgOfficials are searching for ways to stop the violence that plagues Argentina football.

The “barrabravas”, slang for violent fans, were even the source of a cancellation of Racing Club v Boca Juniors just a few weeks ago. Racing Club attempted to block a notorious Boca barrabrava from attending the match and the subsequent threatened lawsuits caused the match to be postponed.

Clashes with riot police are not uncommon at Argentine football matches.

Brawling at tomb of Juan Peron – AP Report (new window)


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