Tis rigor and not law

Brazil football fans celebrate the World Cup draw ceremony…

…by kicking a fan to death at the match this weekend. UPDATE: hospitals now say that three fans are in a serious conditions, with one in a coma, but no deaths
You’ll be hearing a lot about the events at the Atletico vs Vasco match in your sports medium of choice, but the images already going around South America are pretty gruesome. A pitched battle that started inside the stadium during the game, very few police on hand to quell the violence (they say it’s not their problem) and the TV close-ups of a gang beating an collapsed opposition supporter to (what we now hear unofficially) death (see UPDATE above) with wooden poles are your sporting highlights of the weekend.

UPDATE: Your fight photos, courtesy of Globo

Your fight video. Incredibly and very stupidly, the match was only delayed after this and was re-started after a 70 minute break.

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