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Violence and soccer: what to do not to lose control as fans?

Violence and soccer are two concepts that almost seem to be inseparable. And it is that on many occasions, the fans of this sport associate their


Violence and are two concepts that almost seem to be inseparable. And it is that on many occasions, the fans of this sport associate their passion with acts that can be considered violent due to their repercussions, in addition to the fact that they usually contemplate various types of violence in them.

For example, there is the violence verbal in the fact of shouting “eh put0” every time a rival goalkeeper takes a serve. This has its origin many years ago and began with a tradition of the Mexican League that spread to wherever the team goes. However, this “joke” to confuse the rival goalkeeper has already caused much controversy and now FIFA already sanctions fans who continue to perpetuate this act. The reason? That it has its origin in an insult towards the homosexual community, so the use of that word is considered derogatory and is now prohibited.

And in the world of fans of soccer there are also other acts violent as part of the passion of the fanatics. For example, recently the Lyon fans, a team that has some of the best footballers on the market, suffered a significant sanction for their way of linking violence and soccer. And it is that in a match of the French Cup in Paris where this team faced Paris FC, a group of amateurs a dispute began in the stands, where some people started throwing flares at others, causing small fires that are extremely dangerous in the stands of the stadium.

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With this history of confrontations and that promote the relationship between violence and soccer, it is recommended to control the passion of fans. On the one hand, an important measure to achieve this has been the fact that organizations now sanction this type of act, prohibiting, for example, that organizations hobbies fly to games and be in stadiums when they have a history of vandalism, as is the case now with Parisian fans. In addition to this, rules have been designed to have a zero tolerance for clashes that are raised in the stadiums. At the slightest sign of violence, there are instructions to stop these clashes.

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