Violent fans are hardly unique to Argentina, but the frequency and lethal severity of the incidents there make the situation worse than most.
As part of a campaign against this behaviour, the Leo Messi Foundation has released a video of the Argentina captain crying intercut with clips of violence in stadiums.
The video concludes with the message "no one wins — let's make together a world without violence."
If the image of tears running down the normally smiling face of Lionel Messi doesn't make people change their ways, then nothing will.
As a side note: I would be shocked if no one hasRead More »from Football violence makes Lionel Messi cry