Fan stabbed near Atletico stadium before Copa del Rey match
Jan. 17, 2018
MADRID (AP) — An Atletico Madrid fan was hospitalized in a serious but stable condition after being stabbed before Wednesday's match against Sevilla in the Copa del Rey, authorities said.
Police said the 22-year-old man was attacked near a subway station where fans arrive for matches at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium.
Madrid health officials said he was stabbed in the leg, arm and back. No other details about his injuries were made available.
Police said the incident was under investigation but they believed the confrontation took place among Atletico fans.
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