December 4, 2023

The Mexican Soccer Federation on Tuesday condemned violence in stadiums after a Mexican fan stabbed one other fan in a Gold Cup match for the nationwide group in america.

The occasion befell on Sunday in Santa Clara, California, the place the Mexican group misplaced 1-0 in opposition to Qatar.

Video of the assault confirmed a number of Mexican followers preventing within the stands when one other fan, additionally sporting the Mexico jersey, approached with a knife and stabbed one of many males concerned within the fray.

The wound seemed to be close to the person’s neck or higher torso, and blood might be seen oozing.

In an announcement, the federation “roundly condemned the acts of violence that arose after final Sunday’s recreation,” wished the injured man a speedy restoration and provided to collaborate with native authorities to stop such occasions sooner or later.

One of many final violent occasions involving Mexican followers befell in 2022 when round twenty individuals have been injured in a brawl between followers that compelled the suspension of a Mexican league match within the metropolis of Queretaro.