Bri Edwards


A Bloody Riot............ [Football/Soccer Fan Violence; Humor? ? ; VERY Short]


Today’s News said fans tore a referee to pieces.
I wonder if they tore..... along the ref’s creases.

But it wasn’t just random fanatic-fan strife,
since the ref first killed the fans’ player..... with a knife.

Submitted: Monday, July 15, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 16, 2013

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i read the gruesome account in my magazine The Week. i believe it happened in Brazil. the ref kicked the player out of the game, they started to fight, the ref stabbed the player, and some fans went crazy.......or just took advantage of a bad situation. in the 'OLD WEST' in america, before many towns had sheriffs/police, i guess the regular people took justice into their own hands............but maybe not quite like this.


(July 2013)

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  • Dinesh Nair (9/17/2013 4:00:00 AM)

    Sad to read about it... After all every sport is a war and the net result will be barbaric. (Report) Reply

  • Ellias Anderson (7/19/2013 3:24:00 PM)

    its totally a nice work. Fans these days are more nervous and angry, let alone that the players play like a flight
    Very good (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (7/19/2013 12:43:00 AM)

    Tooth for Tooth.....! So barbaric! People who do not have any sense of humour(unlike you) do such atrocities,
    I believe! (Report) Reply

  • Gulsher John (7/18/2013 3:58:00 AM)

    Ya very sad, i have read it about this tragic incident in newspaper.
    It proves that what i have penned in my poem EVOLUTION about human is just and right.
    We (most of us) as savage and barbaric as million years ago, nothing has changed except our dresses, hair styles, transportation etc (Report) Reply

  • Gulsher John (7/18/2013 3:52:00 AM)

    Ya i read about it newspaper....so tragic...
    It proves what i have penned in my poems especially inEVOLUTION is just.
    I m sure remember, we are as savage as million years ago.
    Bloody Riot is our all time favorite leisure. (Report) Reply

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