Argentine footballer attacked by fans for demanding salary

  • Violent fans of Argentine fourth division football club Argentino de Merlo attacked a player of their own team, Maximiliano Maciel. The forward gave the news via his Facebook account on Monday that the situation was triggered after an argument between him and one of the club's directors over the delayed payments for players. Maciel added the fans also "stole everything in sight" and also beat up some of his teammates who tried to help him. (Source: IANS)