At the international tournament in Frankfurt, football was supposed to be the focus. (Symbolic image) © Michael Ketzer/Imago
At the Germany Cup on the sports field of Viktoria Preußen in Frankfurt, the violence escalates. A teenager dies.
Frankfurt - A teenager died in hospital after a brawl at a football tournament on the Whitsun weekend in Frankfurt. This was confirmed, among other things, by an official of the Hessian Football Association and the lawyer of the alleged perpetrator. According to the lawyer, this is a 16-year-old from France, who was brought before a magistrate on Monday.
According to reports from witnesses, the brawl with several people occurred on Sunday after a game at the so-called Germany Cup on the sports field of Viktoria Preußen.
Germany Cup in Frankfurt: According to witnesses, a teenager got a blow to the head
This was also confirmed by the police on FR request. Several people were injured. The teenager probably got a blow to the head in the altercation and was taken to the hospital.
The police did not release any further information late Monday evening. A statement is scheduled for Tuesday. The tournament organizer and the board of Viktoria Preußen could not be reached on Monday evening. (Timur Tinç)
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