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Chelsea flop goes viral after attempting Bruce Lee style ‘spinning kick’ on a fan

A match in Turkey turned into a scene of chaos and violence as Trabzonspor fans ran onto the field to attack Fenerbahce players following Sunday’s Super Lig match.

The incident occurred after Fenerbahce secured a hard-fought 3-2 victory at Papara Park in Trabzon.

Fenerbahce players, amidst their celebration, were suddenly confronted with violence as irate fans breached the security barriers and charged onto the field.

Bright Osayi-Samuel and Michy Batshuayi, players from Fenerbahce, found themselves in the midst of the turmoil, attempting to intervene as security services struggled to restore order.

Turkey’s Interior Minister Ali Yerlikaya swiftly condemned the violence, emphasizing that such behavior has no place in football.

He took to social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, to announce an immediate investigation into the incident and the arrest of 12 fans involved in the attack.

The severity of the situation prompted global football authorities to speak out.

FIFA President Gianni Infantino labelled the incidents as “absolutely unacceptable,” stressing the fundamental importance of ensuring the safety and security of players on the field.

He called for stringent action against those responsible for the shameful events in Trabzon.

Tensions ignited during the match’s climax in the 87th minute when objects were hurled onto the field after Batshuayi’s decisive goal for Fenerbahce.

The former Chelsea and AC Milan striker attempted a spinning kick on a fan that Bruce Lee would be proud of, but unfortunately it just missed.

The situation quickly escalated as fans breached the barriers, swarming the players in a display of hostility.

The Turkish Football Federation echoed the sentiments of condemnation, deeming the events as “unacceptable” and promising to impose necessary criminal sanctions on the perpetrators.

Trabzonspor coach Abdullah Avci lamented the chaotic state of Turkish football, emphasizing the inability to harness the healing power of the sport amidst constant tension.

Fenerbahce manager Ismail Kartal expressed bewilderment at the hostility, advocating for tolerance and common sense in the face of such incidents.

He questioned the need for such tension, highlighting the right of teams to celebrate victories without fear of reprisal.

The disturbing episode adds to a string of controversial incidents that have plagued the Turkish league during the 2023-24 season.

In December, a referee was assaulted by a club president, resulting in the suspension of Super Lig fixtures.

Despite the upheaval, Fenerbahce remains in contention for the Super Lig title, sitting second in the standings, trailing leaders Galatasaray by two points.