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Copa: Guns on field

Guns drawn in the Copa Libertadores, the South American equivalent of the Champions League.

After the match between Atletico Mineiro (Brazil) and Arsenal (Argentina) Argentine players got into a fight with the Brazilian military police. Some players of Arsenal looked suddenly into the barrel of a gun …

After the final whistle of the 5-2 lost duel took some players story to the referee.
Brazilian heavily armed officers intervened, resulting in the necessary pushing and shoving. A little later a number of agents even the gun.
According to a Brazilian police intervention was not disproportionate. “We had the players to tackle.” Brazilian cops have a reputation to intervene quickly to imminent violence.
Incidentally Ronaldinho was the fourth goal of Mineiro.

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