The World Cup in Qatar raises passions that, on occasions, the fans do not know how to control. Something that we have already seen with some Argentine fans and that the Welsh and English have also demonstrated on Spanish soil.
Mass fight. In the last hours, a video has been circulating on social networks in which a pitched battle can be seen outside the nightclubs of the Veronicas de Arona shopping center, Tenerife. According to local media, the fight is attributed to a confrontation between fans from both countries.
What is seen in the images? Several accounts on social networks, especially on Twitter, have shared images of the massive battle in which it can be seen how flying chairs are used to hit each other on more than one occasion. In addition, the fight has different focuses along the street, where the protagonists do not skimp when it comes to kicking and punching.
In numbers. One of the clips that has had the most impact has been the one uploaded by the @Hauvetime account, which at the time of writing this article has 13 million views, more than 18,500 'likes', in addition to more than 7,000 retweets.
Comments. Many tweeters have echoed these images. "A thousand details. It's like watching 'The Garden of Earthly Delights' by El Bosco," says a tweeter. "The one in black hits everyone. Friends included," replies another user. "What stress. I don't know where to look because I don't want to miss anything, but it's impossible. Too many inputs," writes a third.
police measures. In addition to the historical rivalry of both countries, this Tuesday England and Wales will play their qualification to the round of 16 of the World Cup. As an extraordinary measure, the Local Police of Arona and the National Police will redouble their efforts with a special security device to avoid new altercations.
Regarding the massive battle, the National Police Corps is investigating the facts and has not revealed the extent of the injuries of the injured people.