: English football fan, beaten by Russians, declared brain-dead (video)

12:34 Jun. 15, 2016

English football fan, beaten by Russians, declared brain-dead (video)

Fans clash after the UEFA EURO 2016 Group B match between England and Russia at Stade Velodrome on June 11, 2016 in Marseille, France (GettyImages Photo)

35 people were wounded in clashes which broke out in Marseille on the second day of Euro 2016

An English football fan, beaten by the Russians in Marseille on June 11, has been declared brain-dead All detained persons, involved in the fighting, will be relocated to the city for the identification of the man. They will also be interrogated by the French police, according to the Russian news agency TASS.

Read also: Guardian: UEFA opens case against Russia but not England after Euro 2016 fan violence (video)

The clashes broke out between the English and Russian football fans before and shortly after the football game between the two national teams. The local police had to use tear gas and water cannons to stop the fights. Around 35 persons were injured as a result of the battles. 

Read also: AP: Russia and England fans clash repeatedly at European Championships (video)

Several videos of the massacres in France emerged on the Internet. Here is one of them. 

Source: youtube.com/Tiomoid Cyril

French investigators later said, 150 Russians were behind the bloodshed, describing the men as "well-trained and prepared for violence".
 UEFA gave Russia a EURO 150,000 fine and suspended disqualification, threatened to disqualify the both teams. Additionally, France decided to deport several groups of Russian fans from the country. 

Moscow called the punishment "excessive", but said it wouldn't appeal.

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