Found October 02, 2012 on Bush League Chronicle:


People take soccer very seriously in just about every other country in the world except the United States. This fact was on full display during a Ukranian Premier League soccer between the Chernomorets Odessa and FC Metalist Kharkiv over the weekend.

Seen here is a Chernomorets fan busting on to the field and going for a chokehold on one of the officials. The man's attempt at sabotaging the ref doesn't last long as security personnel take him down pretty quickly. Even still, I can only imagine how terrified that ref must've felt.

The crazy attack was apparently sparked by a corner kick awarded to Metalist, and the attacker (identified as a Chernomorets fan) wasn't too fond of the call.

Via Deadspin.
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