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Darwin Nunez FIGHTS Colombia fans in the stands at Copa America!

Uruguay’s Darwin Nunez was caught on camera fighting Colombian fans as his side crashed out of the Copa America after a 1-0 defeat in the Semi-Final.

Chaotic scenes were caught on camera after the match reached its conclusion, with Nunez’s Uruguay on the wrong end of a 1-0 defeat to a 10-man Colombia.

The Colombians took their lead 39 minutes into the first half via Jefferson Lerma, who nodded a wonderful corner kick down into the bottom corner of Uruguay’s net.

Just minutes later, however, their numbers were reduced when Daniel Mũnoz was shown a second yellow card for lashing out an elbow at Manual Ugarte during a break in play.

By the time Colombia had gone a goal up and a man down, Darwin Nunez had already missed 3 golden opportunities in front of goal for his nation.

Nunez had already missed 3 golden opportunities in the 2024 Copa America Semi-Final before Columbia went ahead.
Nunez had already missed 3 golden opportunities in the 2024 Copa America Semi-Final before Colombia went ahead. Image credit:

The Liverpool striker had another chance blocked by Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina in the 65th minute, and teammate Luis Suarez saw his chance bounce back off of the outside of the post some minutes later as the pressure mounted on the 10-man Colombia.

The men in yellow never gave in, however, and even had 2 one-on-one chances in the dying minutes of the game, which they were unable to convert.

Colombia booked their spot in the 2024 Copa America Final, when a night that should have been full of celebration boiled over into madness after the final whistle.

Following their bitter defeat, Uruguayan players were caught on video entering the stands to confront Colombian fans, with things ending in an all-out brawl, with Liverpool’s Darwin Nunez seemingly at the forefront.

WATCH THE SHOCKING FOOTAGE BELOW as things descended into chaos at the Bank of America Stadium in North Carolina.

According to reports, the Uruguayan players involved accused the Colombian supporters of being abusive towards their families, however this has not been confirmed as true or false.

No word has been said in regards to punishment for the players/fans involved in the aftermath of the fiery bawl, however it is speculated that Liverpool’s Darwin Nunez could face a ban for his part in it.

This is not the first controversy to come as a result of this year’s Copa America tournament, with the US Soccer Federation condemning racist abuse from fans following the USA’s defeat to Panama in the group stages of the tournament.

Colombia now move on to the 2024 Copa America Final to take on current holders Argentina, which will kick off at 1AM BST Monday the 15th of July, at Hard Rock Stadium, Florida.