Feyenoord Ultras attack Union Berlin chief and put woman in hospital

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The president of Union Berlin was among a group of team officials who were attacked in Rotterdam ahead of the Europa Conference League game against Feyenoord.

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One person was released with hospital needing treatment berliner Reporting that there was a woman.

A man captured the moment Union Berlin fans were attacked in a restaurantcredit: Instagram
Feyenoord distances himself from attack and claims perpetrators are not real 'fans'

Feyenoord distances himself from attack and claims perpetrators are not real ‘fans’credit: Instagram

On Wednesday, Berlin officials, including President Dirk Zingler and a board member, were attacked at a restaurant in Rotterdam.


Rotterdam police said a 25-year-old local man was arrested after a group of people threw chairs and other objects.

The horrific attack was filmed and shared on Instagram Stories from nearby restaurant Huis Meester.

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Union club spokesman Christian Arbitt told DPA news agency: “Fortunately there were no serious injuries.

“You don’t count on something like this happening. After all, about a third of the group was women and older people were there too.”

Feyenoord condemned the attack and apologized to the union.

The Dutch club called it “an absolutely reprehensible incident that should not have happened to a guest in the city”.

in a statement on club website, he says: “The club therefore distances itself in every possible way from those who have reduced themselves to this cowardly act and believes that anyone who would bring Feyenoord and the city such One cannot portray in a negative light in a crazy way and should call himself a pro.

“The club cannot recover from the fact that people think that displaying such behavior is in any way acceptable.

“Fyenoord is of the opinion that [sporting] A fight between two football clubs, in this case Feyenoord and FC Union Berlin, takes place on the field at all times for 90 minutes and never or never in any other way, especially not by threat or injury.

“For those who think otherwise, there is zero place in the club.”

The two teams will face each other tonight at Feyenoord Stadium.

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