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Soccer is in mourning after the events that took place on March 5 at the Corregidora Stadium. Unfor


Soccer is in mourning after the events that took place on March 5 at the Corregidora Stadium. Unfortunately it is not an isolated case in the history of international football.

In 1989 during the FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham. The overcrowding of the fans caused the death of more than 90 people since the reds cheer was more than 20 thousand fans and the locals 16 thousand, before starting there was already a lot of tension in the stands and when the police gave access people it was already too late.

In 1964; Peru is mediated to Argentina for the classification of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, the albiceleste won the commitment and the Incas achieved the tie at two from the end, however, the referee annulled the goal and caused the discontent of the fans, a follower entered to attack and the police began to fight, that campaign left 300 people dead.

During the 1985 European Cup final, Juventus and Liverpool fans played a pitched battle in the first minutes of the match, where they knocked down the fences and protectors and used: knives, bottles and tubes, leaving a balance of 39 dead.

In the same year, but in a match of the second division of England, between Bradford and Lincoln, a poorly extinguished cigarette, accumulated garbage and wooden seats, according to police investigations, detonated a fire that left 53 fans dead and 300 injured. In addition, rivals began to confront each other.