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Tag: football hooligans Argentina

  • Friday, February 5th 2016 - 06:40 UTC

    Argentine government creates registry to weed out hooligans from football

     Fans involved in violent instances in the past will be placed on a list that includes full names, DNI number, favoured teams and reason for the measures

    The Argentine government officially unveiled the National Registry for Admission to Football Matches. The measure was announced by the Security Ministry, which released a statement saying they “needed the cooperation from the clubs affiliated with the Argentine Football Association (AFA), who will bring us the names of the people who are not allowed to attend soccer matches.”

  • Wednesday, May 20th 2015 - 04:13 UTC

    Hooligan involved in pepper spray attack at Argentina's super derby is remorseful

    “I regret my actions. The moment I realized, I wanted to die. I have never been in a police station, I am despairing,” confessed Adrian Napolitano, 'the baker'

    A long time identified hooligan supporter of Argentina's Boca Juniors, Adrian 'El Panadero' (the baker) Napolitano has admitted carrying out the pepper spray attack on River Plate players during last Thursday's super derby for the Libertadores Cup while arguing he did not realize the damage the assault would cause.