South American football is like ice hockey on grass, only more brutal (with video evidence)

Ollie Irish

20th, November 2009

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Action from Fluminense of Brazil v Cerro of Paraguay in the second leg of their Copa Sudamericana semi-final:

Fluminense won 2-1 (3-1 on aggregate), thanks to two dramatic goals in injury time, to reach the Copa final.

The late goals sparked this tremendously entertaining mass brawl, which featured a spectacularly inciteful taunt (38 secs in) and a fair few Brazilian military police.

It’s quite a tear-up. Everywhere you look, there are players who seem

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  1. Ben says:

    In a word: yipes!

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