re: Wright Thompson's feature espn story on racism in Italian soccer (Posted on 6/5/13 at 3:04 pm to WarSlamEagle)
quote: Italy's first football death came in 1979 during the Roma-Lazio derby, a Lazio fan accidentally killed by a Roma fan who thought a naval distress rocket was a regular flare.
i shouldn't laugh but
quote: The politics of the terraces often lack logic, praising ethnic cleansers and paramilitary murderers, the Palestinians, the Irish and the Iraqis -- anyone they see as oppressed by a larger power. The specifics of the battles don't matter as much as the ethos.
wow sounds like a certain club in scotland as well