RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentina will hand Brazilian authorities details of more than 5,000 football fans with violent backgrounds as part of efforts to guarantee security at the Copa America, officials said on Thursday, May 30.
The cooperation agreement will be signed by Argentina's Security Minister Patricia Bullrich and her Brazilian counterpart Sergio Moro, the Argentine government announced.
The database includes 5,400 supporters from 44 local clubs who are banned from entering Argentine stadiums.
Earlier this month, the Brazilian government revealed it would cooperate with security forces in other countries to compile a blacklist . . .