In a shameful act that crossed the world, The bus carrying the Boca Juniors team for Saturday's Copa Libertadores 2018 final against River Plate was attacked by stones and gas by violent fans of the "millionaire" near the Monumental Stadium. As a precautionary measure, therefore, the commitment was postponed until 6 pm to get more information.
According to television images of several sports chains, the vehicle went on stage with several broken side windows and players, once they descended, they coughed their eyes with the effect of gas.
"They threw us all," said the visibly impaired driver and captain "xeneize" Pablo Pérez.
Instead, the central defender, Carlos Izquierdoz, quickly reported to journalists stationed at the entrance to Boca Monumental costumes, which "They threw pepper spray, sticks, stones, and everything went to the micro."
Television showed players entering the locker room as well as technical staff and several managers who traveled to the campus were affected by gas.
"There was a lack of control on the last streets near Monumental. The police were overwhelmed by such vandalism and had to disperse the fans of gas from the river tears, which, due to wind and broken windows, entered the micro-one of the press directors said.
According to local television, Several players were cut off by the effects of the broken glass, and the chairman of the river, Rodolfo D'Onofrio, was in the Boca locker, expressing his solidarity with the opposing team.
The movement of the car was done with a strong custody of Puerto Madero's exclusive police station in downtown Buenos Aires, in the Núñez neighborhood in the north of the city.
The fervor of fans is the spice of this centuries-old rivalry between Boca and River, one of the most popular and popular classics in the world.
Starting in 2013, a ban was enforced in Argentina that visitors were rude to accompany their teams because of recurring violence.