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More than 1.2 thousands of British football fans were left without a world Cup in Russia. About it reports The Independent.
As the newspaper notes, the police in the UK have banned hundreds of fans going to the competition. In the black list includes fans found in violation of the order in the previous tournaments. They had seized the passport.
22 may, the British football hooligans have promised to “organize a third world war at the world Cup”. It was reported that representatives of groups intend in advance to go to Russia to collect the necessary information to protect ordinary fans.
On the European championship in 2016, held in France, between the English and the Russian fans repeatedly broke out fighting. The riots in Marseilles ahead of the match between Russia and England suffered 34 people, one of the Britons died. Several English and Russian fans have received prison sentences.
The world Cup kicks off on 14 June with a match between Russia and Saudi Arabia in Moscow. The British were in group G where they will compete with teams from Belgium, Panama and Tunisia.
Video, photo All from Russia.