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WATCH: A Firework Thrown By 'Fans' Exploded On The Pitch And Knocked This Steward Off His Feet

By aidan

December 20, 2016 at 12:18am

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Well this is disgraceful.

Amid all the talk of heightened security at Euro 2016, Croatia fans were able to smuggle a number of fireworks into the stadium for their match against the Czech Republic at St Etienne.

Worse still, they threw them on to the pitch – while their team led 2-1 – and one exploded, knocking a steward clean off his feet.

Really frightening scenes – and ones that will leave French authorities with a lot of questions to answer over the coming hours.

The match ended 2-2, after the Czech Republic equalised from the penalty spot in the 93rd minute.

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