The 1990s was a golden age for Spain’s ultras, or soccer hooligans, a time when some clubs even courted hardcore fans, allowing groups of extreme rightwing or leftwing supporters to practically do...
Football hooliganism in Spain arises from three main sources. The first is racism, as some black players have been victims of ethnic slurs . Samuel Eto'o , a former FC Barcelona player from Cameroon , has denounced the problem.
More Soccer Hooligans In Spain images
The death of 'Jimmy' two years ago provoked a general reaction against violence and abusive language in Spanish football, but now hooliganism is rearing its ugly head once again.
Football Hooligans / Casuals / Ultras From Spartak Moscow Fight Spain
The Bad Blue Boys belongs to the worst soccer hooligan groups in Europe. They are also known for their vocal and physical pressure at soccer matches. The aggressive of the group has hundreds of members who fight with any enemy firm but their biggest opponents are hooligans of the Red Star Belgrade. 6. FC Barcelona, Spain
(At least Spanish soccer fans almost never elevate their soccer mania to violence, as occurs in many other countries… hooligans anyone?) If you start to pay attention, however, the skill of play in Spain’s professional league is really quite amazing.
Death of Jimmy Romero shows Spanish football still fighting to end fan violence ... Two groups of hooligans who had prepared for it, groups of different political persuasions.
They’re known as football hooligans. They relish in the thrill of battle and prepare for it. In some places, there are rudimentary rules for fights, in other...