Italy-Croatia Euro Qualifier Suspended After Fans Riot, Throw Flares at Players

And football fans thought Raiders nation was bad.

The Italy-Croatia Euro Qualifier was suspended today after fans hurled flares onto the “pitch.”

Riot police were called in and one particular section of the stands suddenly turned into Ferguson, Missouri.

Play did eventually resume and the two teams battled to a 1-1 tie, because, soccer.

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