You’ve heard about “Bat Day” in Yankee Stadium. What about the Malice in The Palace, where NBA players going into the stand to fight fans? How about the Black Hole, or Philadelphia’s Veterans Stadium, which had a jail on the field?
That’s nothing. As much as people like to say how rough and tumble American sports fans are, its all minimal compared to soccer fans. Soccer fan means it. Soccer fan is ultimate “likes to fight guy.” Soccer fan gets other soccer fan dead. Take this nonsense in Egypt. Seventy-four fans DIED in soccer riots. In America, we say “the winning team survived”, but soccer has real survivors:
Al-Masry supporters, armed with knives, sticks and stones, chased Al-Ahly players and fans, who ran toward the exits and up the stands to escape, according to witnesses.
Um, why would you bring knives, sticks and stones to a game?
Hate to reveal this to you, rest-of-world, but the United States is pretty civilized. I can guarantee you, there will not be fans attacking each other with knives, sticks and stones after this weekend’s Super Bowl. Are you kidding me? Who goes to a game to hurt someone else?