Chile Fans Invade Maracanã Stadium in Rio: Daily

By Benjamin Parkin, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Prior to Chile’s unexpected victory over defending champions Spain on Wednesday, around 100 Chile fans forced their way into the Maracanã press room, leading to 85 arrests. They knocked over a fence and two walls in the process, to the shock of the international reporters inside, moments before the game kicked off at 3PM.

After the break in, the group was trapped inside the room and sat down surrounded by Fifa stewards, before Gepe (Special Group for Policing Stadiums) transported them to Cidade da Polícia (Police City), in . . .

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