Soccer: Three more arrested over Rome attack on Spurs fans
Anti-semitic link feared06 February, 16:12
An AS Roma fan had previously been arrested for the brutal attack that left English one supporter in a serious condition, so Wednesday's development supports the hypothesis that the raid was carried out by fans of more than one team. Anti-Semitism was cited as one of the possible motives behind the attack at a pub in the famous Campo dei' Fiori square.
One day after the attack, some Lazio's fans aimed an anti-Semitic chants at Tottenham Hotspur supporters and displayed a pro-Palestinian banner during an Europa League match.
Tottenham, or Spurs, are traditionally considered to have a strong Jewish element in their fan base and followers continue to be proud of this.