Dread to see it: Barça and Valencia ultras sowing terror in Mestalla

By on May 14, 2020

first_imgA member of the Boixos Nois – ultra barcelonista group – has been arrested and sixty more have been identified after a massive fight between radical followers of Valencia and Barcelona that occurred in the vicinity of the Mestalla field hours before the meeting that both teams will play at four in the afternoon.The detainee has been by judicial claim, police sources told EFE, who explained that The group of ultras followers of the Catalan club approached the Plaza de la Hobby, located in front of the Mestalla field stand, where the radical followers of Valencia were.It was then that the fighting began until police officers who were already near the stadium facing the evening party intervened.Then they proceeded to the arrest and identification of those who had participated in the exchanges of blows and the launching of flares, bottles and other objects between the opposing groups.The incidents began around noon, hours before the start of the meeting, set for four in the afternoon in the Valencian enclosure. After the incidents, eyewitnesses to the events spread videos and photographs of the clashes through social networks.In the images you could see how those involved were hit with punches and sticks, plastic cones and flares were thrown that have caused smoke and also the tables and chairs of the bars that were open next to the stadium.Valencia statementBefore the scenes of violence that have been experienced this morning on the public road around the Camp de Mestalla, Valencia CF wishes:1. Express your most resounding condemnation, once again, towards any expression of violence by people who have nothing to do with the values ​​of the club or in any way represent their great hobby.2. Emphasize, in fact, the firm commitment that this entity has maintained for years with a zero tolerance towards all forms of violence linked to football and with the eradication and expulsion of the same from the Camp de Mestalla and a Young Animation Tier in which continues to perform a regeneration process.last_img read more

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