Futsal: Mortar fire, scooters and stabs… how a match in Creteil turned into violence

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The Louis-Issourat gymnasium in Creteil where a Regional 3 futsal meeting took place on Monday between Creteil and a club in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges was the scene of scenes of rare violence among spectators, as reported by Le Parisien. Two men were injured. An investigation has been started from the regional security side.

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The videos quickly went viral on social media. They show how a futsal match slipped and ended in total chaos and confusion on Monday evening in Kreitel. This meeting, counting for the Regional 3 championship, opposed the Cretel Palais Futsal for VSG Futsal, a club from Villeneuve-Saint-Georges. challenge ? Possible escalation in Regional 2 between Val de Marne’s two rival clubs. More than enough to put a lot of stress on the packed Louis-Isorrat gymnasium.

Two youths aged 20 and 21 injured

In the evening, two youths entered the field on a scooter. The kick-off of the meeting scheduled for 8:30 pm has been delayed by an hour and a half! If the match goes well to the end and ends with a score of 3-3, lightning will continue to surge around the field until it explodes on the final whistle. While completely terrified mothers try to leave the gym with their children, a violent general fight breaks out among the onlookers. Between the mortar and paintball fire, the chaos is total.

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“Call for Calm” by VSG Futsal

“An investigation has been assigned to the regional security, quoted on Friday by Le Parisien points to the wooden floors of Creteil. Two people, aged 20 and 21, were injured. Their vitality has not been forecast. The lowest One has been wounded by iron of age, the other was stabbed.” Also, according to the Ile-de-France daily, six people armed with knives and batons were arrested in Creteil from Thursday to Friday night. These may be related to the events of Monday evening.

On behalf of the club, VSG Futsal issued a statement on Thursday strongly condemning these “unspeakable excesses” and supporting the injured spectators. “VSG Futsal Club appeals to all for peace, discretion and responsibility so that incidents of violence do not increase.”

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