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Besides the deportations, the police also paid a visit to the self-proclaimed barra oficial at their hotel in the suburbs of Johannesburg, in a show of force. Fourty-two barras had their details taken and eventually they had to leave as they didn’t have enough money to pay for their stay there. They were warned not to show up at the stadiums in the case that they did not have tickets.
And they appear to be getting a tad desperate. Grondona assured us two Sundays ago that there would be no tickets for any barras. Whether he’s to be believed is another matter. In any case, on Saturday four hooligans went to where the AFA delegates (club officials they’re used to squeezing tightly in Argentina) were munching their golden apples to demand tickets and money. Not happy with the negative response, decibels rose until a swallow fell out of a tree and the police were called.
According to Olé, five showed up trying to get passes that would allow them to pose as volunteers and gain access to all the secret parts of South Africa no-one wants you to see, like Blatter’s candy dungeon lined with the finest Danish pastries, or Messi’s famous play station, which is really just a one-man swingset in bare room. Continue reading
Shock as Extremely Talented Footballer with Years at the Top of the Game and Beloved by Millions Puts Pegamequemegusta to Shame
“We should never have been playing there in the first place. The police had warned that there was going to be trouble. People stick their noses in where they’re not needed [....] We were playing in an atmosphere that was ready to explode. Presidents from other clubs butt in to change the decision of a body that had already said there’d be incidents.” Continue reading
The Chacarita fans, needless to say, went mental. The ferocity of their lamentations increased further when Estudiantes went ahead three minutes later. Their distress manifested itself in the form of lighters, toilet seats – particularly strange that there would even be such items in a stadium – and even crates of a well-known soft drink being chucked at the linesman within their reach. The match was suspended for seven minutes until the normal level of madness had been restored. Continue reading