France deports Russian football hooligans, fan chief

June 16, 2016

French authorities announced the deportation order on Thursday, two days after prosecutors in Marseille stopped a bus full of Russian football fans following clashes with England supporters during the opening days of Euro 2016. The leader of the “All-Russia Supporters Union,” Alexander Shprygin, who was among the 20 fans to be deported on Thursday, had previously been photographed giving a Nazi salute.

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