They arrested the Colombian fan who showed a Palestinian flag

A man of Colombian nationality was arrested in the last few hours for exhibiting with a group of fans a palestinian flag during the match between the national teams of Israel and Colombia, held on Sunday at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium in La Plata for the FIFA U-20 World Cup.

This is Michael Andrés Patiño Cifuentesa citizen of Colombian nationality, reported the Agency for the Prevention of Violence in Sport (Aprevide).

After identifying the situation, police officers from the province of Buenos Aires They managed to separate the protagonists of the event in order to identify them. Those in charge of the security operation reported that the corresponding investigations will be carried out for “incitement to violence in sports”, with interference from the 4th Correctional Court of La Plata.

After the fact, the head of the agency, Eduardo Aparicio, promised to deepen the measures “in pursuit of preserving peace and mutual respect in football events”, as well as to “work together with the organizers so that the necessary measures are taken in these cases”.

Colombia beat Israel 2-1 in the opening of Group C of the U-20 World Cup, at the La Plata headquarters, which was attended by some 7,600 spectators.

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