While general events in Iraq get a lot of coverage around the world, there’s not a lot of attention given to them in a footballing sense.
That means you know any football news is going to feature something incredible or shocking, and these scenes probably fall into both categories:
? Disgraceful scenes in Erbil…
Fans managed to enter the stadium despite it being behind closed doors, invading the pitch at full-time to argue with the referee and surrounding the TV camera crew to cut the broadcast. ???? pic.twitter.com/qAmaxuA4uC
— Soccer Iraq (@SoccerIraq) March 4, 2020
We all know that referees don’t have an easy job, but seeing a load of fans go to the effort to break into a ground must be terrifying, and you know it can’t end well.
You also have to think that the authorities have to come down hard on the team here, especially after the game was being played behind closed doors anyway.
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