Fans of Serbian side FK Crvena Zvezda commonly known in English as Red Star Belgrade have sparked international fury ahead of their Champions League qualifier with BSC Young Boys.
Fans of the Serbian side have managed to ‘drag’ a real battle tank used in the Yugoslavia war on display outside their stadium ahead of their crunch Champions League qualifier.
"A clear provocation and a scandal."
Red Star Belgrade fans have sparked international outrage by putting a real battle tank used in the Yugoslavia War outside their stadium ahead of a Champions League qualifier. pic.twitter.com/XCCuafqs2p
— DW Sports (@dw_sports) August 27, 2019
Mind games or nah? As reported by DW Sports, Liberal Belgrade groups have called on authorities to remove the army vehicle and denounced its display, referring to it as a “glorification of war symbols”.
However, Serbian Interior minister, Nebojsa Stefanovic said that the tank was inspected and that it poses no danger to the public.
The game kicks off at 7pm. The first leg ended 2-2.