The unusual fight between players from Peru and the police in Spain

After the incidents between the soccer players of the Peruvian National Team and the Spanish police, the Inca goalkeeper Pedro Gallese was released this Tuesday, a few hours after the friendly that his team should play against. Morocco in the African country.

The catastrophe broke out on Monday when members of the Spanish National Police confused several Peruvian players with fans, which unleashed a series of grabbing and shoving at the door of the hotel where the team led by Gallese, who had just lost 2-0 with Germany in Germany.

In the images recorded by various media, goalkeeper soccer players, Yoshimar Yotún at the wheel or striker Álex Valera can be seen in the middle of the crowd, being pushed and arguing with the riot police present at the scene.

After the fact, Gallese himself was arrested, accused of giving a uniformed man a pineapple in the eye. The American Orlando City player was transferred to a police station where he was declaring until early Tuesday morning and continues to be investigated for the alleged crime.

“The Peruvian Football Federation (FPF) regrets the events that occurred in Madrid, where the traditional banner of the fans in support of ‘LaBicolor’ was held. The FPF is totally supportive and supports our selected Pedro Gallese who, accordingly, we have accompanied since the incident occurred outside the team’s concentration hotel, prior to the friendly match against Morocco,” the Peruvian FPF said in a statement in which it also called for “calm and tranquility” from its fans.

Peru will be facing Morocco this Tuesday from 4:30 p.m. (Argentine time). The African team, with a historic fourth place in Qatar 2022, comes from defeating none other than Brazil (2-1) in their first post-World Cup friendly.

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While in Peru there are several acquaintances of Argentine soccer: the ex-Vélez defender Luis Abram, the ex-Boca Carlos Zambrano and the current xeneize winger Luis Advíncula.

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