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Reckless fans launch fireworks onto field, almost blowing a hand off of one worker AP images

In a reckless display, Croatian fans threw fireworks and flares onto the field of the Euro 2016 match between Croatia and the Czech Republic on Friday.

The dangerous fanfare almost took a tragic turn when one firework exploded directly in front of a worker trying to clear the field.

The Croatian team’s fans have taken their anger out violently in the past due to decisions made by the Croatian Football Association.

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After racist chants were heard at games in 2015, the league was forced to ban its own fans from attending a game against Italy last year.

The Czech Republic would go on to tie the match 2-2 in stoppage time.

Jacob Gedetsis wants to live in a world where coffee is free, where he has more real friends than Facebook friends and where Cleveland sports teams win every game. A Cleveland native, he is currently a rising junior studying English and journalism at Syracuse University. In Washington D.C., he is ...Read more
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