• Short Summary

    Fighting involving the team, officials, police, newsmen and spectators marred the Brazilian-Uruguayan Atlantic Football Championship match in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil on Thursday (29 April).

  • Description

    1.
    SV and CU Brazilian team runs onto field and poses for newsmen (2 shots)
    0.16

    2.
    GV crowd
    0.17

    3.
    SV Brazil kick off (light gold tops - playing right to left)
    0.26

    4.
    LV play in progress with scoreboard showing nil score
    0.29

    5.
    TV in second half Brazil attack breaks down in front of Uruguayan goal -Brazilian number 2 falls heavily in penalty area
    0.38

    6.
    CU spectator
    0.40

    7.
    TV Brazilian player fouled in Uruguayan penalty area
    0.47

    8.
    CU and GV spectator watches as Brazil scores penalty goal. (two shots)
    0.53

    9.
    LV scoreboard showing Brazil 2 Uruguay 1
    0.56

    10.
    TV Brazilian and Uruguayan teams fighting at end of game
    1.19

    11.
    TV PAN from Brazilian players leaving down tunnel to Uruguayan players arguing with police, officials and newsmen
    1.26

    12.
    TOP VIEW newsmen, officials and players fighting
    1.42

    13.
    TV Uruguayan players pelted with rubbish as they go into departure tunnel
    1.55



    Initials RH/1648 RH/WLW/MR/1716



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Fighting involving the team, officials, police, newsmen and spectators marred the Brazilian-Uruguayan Atlantic Football Championship match in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil on Thursday (29 April). The Brazilians, who won two-one on a penalty, became involved in fighting with the Uruguayans at the end of the game. The battle was stopped by officials, and the Brazilians left the field - but then rival newsmen attacked each other. The Uruguayans and officials joined in and when police tried to stop it they became involved in the punching and kicking.

    Several people were treated for injuries afterwards, and as the Uruguayans left the field they were pelted with rubbish by spectators.

    The match left Brazil in the Championship lead with seven points, followed by Argentina, with Paraguay lying third.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1PAR3XQBKKSTIWAACVW62WSQL
    Media URN:
    VLVA1PAR3XQBKKSTIWAACVW62WSQL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/05/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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