Argentine fans beat Croat disappointed in national team
The stadium staff of Nizhny Novgorod and the Russian fans prevented the fight between the Argentines and the Croats from escalation.
Disappointed by the defeat of their team, Argentine fans beat a Croatian man at a stadium in Nizhny Novgorod. The crowd pounced on the lone Croat for a few minutes before the end of the match.
A citizen journalist sent the videotape to Life via the app called LiveCorr.
The victim was incapable of resistance and the fans beat him with their fists and kicked him. His compatriots did not come to save him, apparently being too engaged with the game.
It was the Russians who saved the man: they broke up the fight until it grew into a real battle.
The two-time world champions suffered a crushing defeat from the Croatian national team in Nizhny Novgorod. The match ended with a score of 3:0, bringing Croatia to the kickoff stage of the 2018 World Cup, while Argentina is left to hope the other matches will end in its favor.