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Mass riots hit Europe after Morocco’s World Cup victory against Spain

Remix | Dec. 7, 2022

Following Morocco’s shock World Cup penalty shoot-out victory over the Spanish national team on Tuesday, Moroccan fans have once again rioted across multiple countries, including Spain, France, Italy, Belgium, and the Netherlands.

The scenes of chaos mark the third time Moroccan fans have rioted following a World Cup victory, with the first two times last month already drawing condemnation.

Video of last night’s riots have been spread across social media, including from the account of Italian Transportation Minister Matteo Salvini, who wrote, “Morocco eliminates Spain, so they ‘celebrate’ in Milan… I hope that those responsible are identified and pay all damages.”

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2 Comments on Mass riots hit Europe after Morocco’s World Cup victory against Spain

    • Maybe the fact that many Moroccans are descended from the Moors and Berbers who ENSLAVED European Christians during the middle ages has something to do with it…and didn’t the Moors get kicked out of Spain in the 1400s? Hmmmmm…. And it still went on in the 1800s as Berbery pirates enslaved American merchant marines which led Jefferson to begin the Barbary wars, which he won…

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