The recently started Eurocup has so far brought us monotonous fixtures, an occasional interesting move, but most of all, violence. Yesterday’s clashes of the English, the French, the Polish and the Russians (among others), combined with the more than necessary reaction by the police were the culmination of the conflict on different levels. The number of injured is counted by hundreds. The number of idiots, by thousands.
Nevertheless, the latest escapade unsurprisingly comes from Turkey. While some were fighting with bare hands, others decided to try and provoke. A number of Galatasaray supporters came to Paris, once again showing off that a certain number of ultras doesn’t give a single damn about the sport they are supposedly following.
They carried a misspelled banner, which said: “Where is Marco?”, making a clear allusion to the late Marko Ivković, a Serbian fan of Red Star, murdered by one of Galatasaray’s supporters, before a Euroleague match in Istanbul nearly two years ago.
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