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What They're Saying
December 8th, 2013 9:20PM

TAGS:  brazil


"We tried to tell the fans to stop because things would only get worse. We looked at the stands and there were no cops. There was nobody there to stop the fighting. I'm playing for 20 years and I've never seen anything like this in person. We will have a World Cup in our country and we know these images will be shown everywhere."

-- Atletico Paranaense defender Luiz Alberto, who was shown crying profusely while fans fought during his team's game against Vasco da Gama. One man who suffered a head injury was airlifted by a helicopter that landed on the field. (AP)

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