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Borussia Dortmund Fans Protest Ticket Prices By Raining Tennis Balls Onto Pitch

Like Liverpool fans, Borussia Dortmund supporters are also in the midst of a cold war against ticket pricing hikes. The German fans made their feelings perfectly evident yesterday by boycotting the first 20 minutes of the BVB-Stuttgart cup match, then interrupting the game by lobbing a bunch of tennis balls onto the pitch:

This form of protest was all well and good, and in fact pretty inventive, but also a little dangerous. The fans would’ve felt like idiots had Marco Reus stepped on a ball and rolled one of his notoriously fragile ankles. Thus our favorite protest technique remains the well-phrased and well-accented video diatribe.

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[Guardian]

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