Arsenal Fan Throws Banana, Gets Banned

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Since when can we not throw bananas during football games!? Soccer for you Americans.  An Arsenal fan has been banned three years from soccer matches for throwing a banana at Tottenham forward Gareth Bale. This is a big game and there needs to be better security in the stands, this happens all the time. Football (Soccer) fans are funny, but they need better self-control.

Thomas Flint was accused by a judge of committing ”disgraceful behavior” for hurling the fruit at Bale, as he took a corner kick. Flint also swore at Tottenham fans during the Premier League match at White Hart Lane. District Judge Rebecca Crane told Flint at a magistrates’ court on Friday that he allowed his passion for soccer ”to boil over into hostility for a single player and the opposing team. It could have boiled over into violence.”

Flint was also fined $385.

Arsenal had previously said it would ban for life the fan found guilty of the offense.

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2 thoughts on “Arsenal Fan Throws Banana, Gets Banned

    • Soccer fans are crazy, I’ve been to hundreds of football, baseball, and basketball games and I’ve never seen something like this. I do find the situation pretty funny though.

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