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The "Respect United" Soccer Tournament Was Canceled After Fans Brawled With Riot Police

Fans of the German indoor soccer team St. Pauli—perhaps after imbibing too many of a beverage hawked by local Fräuleins—brawled with spectators and Hamburg police, bringing a premature end to the Schweinske Cup tournament.

We compiled the highlights of the brawl above from amateur sources & German TV, and it's about what you'd expect: vaguely racist chanting, hand-to-hand combat, and bloody faces. The result? 72 arrests and 49 injuries (including 11 members of the Polizei.)


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