Watch: Rival Fans Brawl at Soccer Match in Las Vegas

Jason Howerton, The Blaze, July 4, 2013

Witnesses Thursday described a chaotic scene when brawls broke out among rival soccer fans at a Las Vegas match.

Violence began in the parking lot Wednesday night when fans from two rival Mexican soccer teams–Chivas and Club America–arrived at Sam Boyd Stadium.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports fans threw rocks and bottles at each other before dozens of police officers moved in to quell the violence.

But the incident set the tone for the rest of the night, as unruly fans threw punches, tossed bottles and set off fireworks and flares during and after the match.


Chivas scored a goal late in the match but play was stopped with minutes left and time was allowed to expire when fans stormed the field. Chivas won, 1-0

More pandemonium broke out.

As the players left, “there was just an onslaught of people taking to the field,” and brawls broke out between the yellow-clad Club America fans and red-and-white cloaked Chivas backers, according to Becker.


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  • Puggg

    Mexicans brawl and the joint is full of leftover trash. Kinda like the border.

    • Oil Can Harry

      Kinda like our entire country!

      And the Senate just passed a bill that permits 33 million of these “natural Republicans with family values” to invade us?

      • The__Bobster

        Mexican Unfriendlies Cheer Their Tribe in Southern Mexifornia
        By Brenda Walker on June 27, 2011 at 11:05am

        It’s not exactly news that when the American national soccer team plays against Mexico in Lost Angeles, hardly anyone is cheering the home team. Pat Buchanan reported some years ago that the national anthem was booed at a 1998 soccer game played in LA. And a lot more Mexicans live in southern California now than then.

        Your humble correspondent has been observing for several years that the USA-Mexico soccer rivalry has become low-intensity warfare. It certainly keeps the police busy: at least 26 fans were arrested around the Rose Bowl after the Mexico team won, 4-2. (Boo!)

        Another disturbing indicator of cultural decline: all of the post-game ceremony was conducted in Spanish.

        Is America diverse enough yet?

  • So CAL Snowman

    There is also an “American” counterpart to the Chivas de Guadalajara soccer club known as Chivas USA. Chivas de Guadalajara (the team mentioned in this article) refuses to field any Non-Mexican players. The owner of both Chivas franchises, is Jorge Vergara.

    “On or about November 13, 2012, Mr. Vergara – now the sole owner and
    highest ranking senior executive at Chivas USA – called a mandatory
    meeting of all employees, including plaintiff Mr. Chronopoulos. At the
    meeting, Mr. Vergara intentionally humiliated all employees who were
    neither Mexican nor Latino. Mr. Vergara brazenly announced that all
    non-Spanish speaking employees would be fired. He asked, publicly, for
    those employees who were able to speak Spanish to raise their hands (he
    initially asked the question in Spanish and then repeated it in
    English). He then asked employees who spoke English to raise their
    hands. After publicly identifying those employees who did not speak
    Spanish, he announced that those employees who did not speak Spanish
    would no longer be able to work at Chivas USA,” the complaint states”

    • The__Bobster

      Only White nations treat their citizens worse than they treat their invaders.

  • CJ Haze

    Violence began in the parking lot Wednesday night when fans from two rival Mexican soccer teams–Chivas and Club America–arrived at Sam Boyd Stadium.

    Three vehicles received minimal damage during the brawl. The other four were undamaged.

  • JohnEngelman

    The first soccer hoodlums I read about were white English youths.

    • It’s common enough in Europe, and Manchester United fans were once notorious, but for an illustrative read, check out the Wikipedia article (or Google it) on the 1969 Soccer War (yes, a soccer war!) between El Salvador and Honduras. Three thousand people killed in only four days!

    • So CAL Snowman

      The difference is that White English youths are not going into Mexico and rioting and trashing the place, while Mexicans are swarming the United States and trashing OUR venues.

      • The__Bobster

        Actually, the yobs have been known to go into other European countries and trash them. So much excitement over such a boring game.

        • David Ashton

          Spengler cited the football spectacle as a forthcoming sign of western decade.

        • Manchester United was once prohibited from playing in Belgium and several other European countries because of the atrocious behavior of their fans.

    • Rhialto

      This is a good point. It’s always useful to know the arguments that liberals may use against you. Also bear in mind the riots that occur between the “youths” of rival HS at football and basketball games. Of course, if the US immigration policies had kept these super fans out of the US, this riot would not have occurred.

  • guest

    Yeah, like the mexican illegal who loves a horse so much. Yep, they have great family values. The biggest lie we hear repeated over and over again.

  • Indos and Mezos getting so boisterous over a game is nothing new. Look up “Pok-a-Tok.”

  • 301

    Lil Barry.

  • anon

    To be fair, this does happen in Europe now and then. Still doesn’t justify it

  • Here in the states, Raiders and Broncos fans have had a serious long-term dislike for each other, but I’ve never heard of any in-stadium riots between them.

  • Larry Klein

    According to Rove and Gingrich, these lads will be voting either for Rand Paul or Marco Rubio in 2016.

    • Worse than that, these are the very kind of people Rand Paul wants to import more of and find a place for them in our country.

    • Erasmus

      Gingrich, Rove and Rubio are all pimps. The republic be damned. The only thing that matters to them now is lining their pockets. Here’s hoping some billionaire angry at being bamboozled finally gives Karl his long deserved cement-shoes.

      Plus on a happy note for them when the republican party goes tits-up, they can all cash in by writing post-mortems, except for Rove. He’ll be sleeping with the fishes.

      • Why would the billionaire class be mad at Karl Roverrated for bamboozling them? The reality is that Roverrated and most of the rest of the RINO-liberal establishment barnacle class of campaign consultants and strategists are riding herd on behalf of the billionaires to make sure the Republican Party keeps the immigration patriotism within its ranks to a minimum.

        • Erasmus

          I’m going to guess that the billionaire class is actually going to expect something for their money. While Romney made a nice showing in 2012, Rove pursued electoral methods less effective than others but a surer way to line his pockets.

          With immigration reform[amnesty], Rove keeps the “best” and “brightest” on the GOP plantation, but almost no one in the rank and file, the tea-partiers among them, now listens to what he says. So, although his Kumbaya attitude toward amnesty might work in the short run, when the democrats have millions of new supporters, and GOP has lost their base, soon the democrats will be in charge and policies that favor billionaires are going to get short shrift in Washington.

          • I’m going to guess that the billionaire class is actually going to expect something for their money.

            They did get something for their money: Amnesty, open borders and EL CHEAPO labor, or at least the avoidance of a genuinely immigration patriot government.

          • Jackryanvb

            Nah. Lib Dems have lots of $ Billionaires. Federal Reserve owners, Hollywood moguls, mark Zuckerberg, Michael Bloomberg, Rahm Emanuel, Pritzker family. It’s a huge lie that rich people are all Republicans and the Democrats are for the little guy, working people.

            George Soros and Carl’s a slim ain’t poor.

  • Larry Klein

    I would be rioting too if I had to watch the run-of-a-mill, 1-0 soccer snooze fest.

    • It’s as bad as baseball. If they could make the action faster, it might be an improvement. Maybe a reduction in sise of the playing field would accomplish that. Unfortunately, more injuries would result.

      As a disclaimer, the only team “sport” I follow is armed conflict, where inflicting injuries is the whole point.

  • None Ya Biz

    The Reality of so-called “Immigration Reform”…..

    ► FACT: Liberal Democrats know they need a steady supply of stupid to win elections. America’s teachers unions do their part by turning out the dumbest, most ill-informed cretins this side of Africa! ……….. BUT DAT AIN’T ENOUGH!!

    No, no… We need to import stupid from Mexico, South America and Africa!!! Then we can even get an ignorant, arrogant, 3rd world leftist street agitator elected as POTUS!!

    Amazing, isn’t it? America has one political party that willingly trashes American culture and heritage in the hopes of staying in power.

    ► FACT: Allowing immigration without assimilation is committing cultural suicide.

    Brown and black skin minorities commit the vast majority of violent crime in America, so why in the world would we go out of our way to let more of them into America?

    There is a reason Mexico is Mexico and Africa is Africa. If we keep letting more Mexicans into our country, then it’s only a matter of time until America becomes just like Mexico!

    Is that what you want?

  • Paleoconn

    Why are two Mexican teams playing in the USA?

  • Paleoconn

    Just doing the hooliganism Americans won’t do.

  • IstvanIN

    This isn’t so bad. Liveleak has a good video of what happened to a referee who stabbed a player and was then (the referee) drawn and quartered by fans. And beheaded.