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Brazilian Soccer Fans Torch Buses After Their Team Is Relegated

Supporters of Brazilian soccer club Santos rioted near the club’s stadium after the team was relegated on Thursday, December 7.

The rioting fans set multiple cars and buses on fire, Globo reported

This footage by Lance! reporter Rafael Oliva shows the scorched buses in the vicinity of the stadium. The footage also shows large numbers of riot police officers deployed in the area.

Santos lost to Fortaleza 2-1, and was relegated to Brazil’s Series B for the first time in the club’s history. Credit: Rafael Oliva/Lance! via Storyful

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