Copa del Rey: Atletico Madrid fan in 'serious condition' after being stabbed near Wanda Metropolitano ahead of Sevilla clash

A 22-year-old man was rushed to hospital in a serious condition after being stabbed near Atletico Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano stadium before a King’s Cup game between Atletico and Sevilla on Wednesday, emergency services said.

Reuters January 18, 2018 09:38:06 IST
Copa del Rey: Atletico Madrid fan in 'serious condition' after being stabbed near Wanda Metropolitano ahead of Sevilla clash

Madrid: A 22-year-old man was rushed to hospital in a serious condition after being stabbed near Atletico Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano Stadium before a King’s Cup game between Atletico and Sevilla on Wednesday, emergency services said.

Copa del Rey Atletico Madrid fan in serious condition after being stabbed near Wanda Metropolitano ahead of Sevilla clash

An Atletico fan is in a serious condition after being stabbed multiple times. Twitter: Emergencias Madrid

Spanish newspaper El Mundo reported that the male was wearing a shirt saying “Frente Atletico”, the Madrid side’s notorious “ultra” group of supporters, and was stabbed during a fight outside the Las Musas metro station.

“Civil Protection has stabilised and taken a 22-year-old male in a serious condition to the La Paz hospital after he sustained three stabbed wounds, in the thigh, arm and back,” Madrid’s emergency services said on Twitter.

“The events occurred on Avenida de Niza. The male was attended to immediately by Civil Protection officers present in the vicinity of the Wanda Metropolitano.”

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