Argentina: Concerns rise over increase of football fan violence

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Argentina: Concerns rise over increase of football fan violence” – below is their description.

Football violence has been a long-running problem in Argentina, with gangs of radical fans often influencing what happens outside the stadium during a game.

But as the World Cup approaches, authorities have reported a spike in the number of incidents – both inside and outside the stadiums.

Al Jazeera’s Teresa Bo reports from Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.


About This Source - Al Jazeera English

The video item below is a piece of English language content from Al Jazeera. Al Jazeera is a Qatari state-funded broadcaster based in Doha, Qatar, owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network.

Recent from Al Jazeera English:

Ukraine holds back Russian advance in Bakhmut, Donetsk

Attack in Mexican town kills 20, including mayor, officials say

Ukraine war in­ten­si­fies as 11 killed in Za­por­izhzhia

In This Story: Argentina

Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is a country located mostly in the southern half of South America. Sharing the bulk of the Southern Cone with Chile to the west, the country is also bordered by Bolivia and Paraguay to the north, Brazil to the northeast, Uruguay and the South Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Drake Passage to the south.

With a mainland area of 2,780,400 km2 (1,073,500 sq mi), Argentina is the eighth-largest country in the world, the fourth largest in the Americas, the second largest in South America after Brazil, and the largest Spanish-speaking nation by area.

Argentina claims sovereignty over part of Antarctica, the Falkland Islands, and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

2 Recent Items: Argentina

Patagotitan headlines new dinosaur arrivals at Queensland Museum | 7NEWS

UN International Day of Older Persons 2022

Leave a Comment

We don't require your email address, or your name, for anyone to leave a comment. If you do add an email address, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment - we won't use it for any other purpose. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Links are not allowed in comments - 99% of spam comments, attempt to post links. Please describe where people may find additional information - for example "visit the UN website" or "search Google for..." rather than posting a link. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.