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Los Borrachos del Tablon

Los Borrachos del Tablon is the major hooligan group of the Club Atletico River Plate is called Los Borrachos del Tablon. They are considered the most violent and feared hooligan group in Argentina .

Their rule of terror in Argentina began in 1996, when in a fight against Independiente fans, they killed one of them, and injured two . Later, in a summer game between River and Boca, they were able to break the hurdles dividing them from the Boca Juniors fans (La Doce), injuring many of them, and killing one . The worst killing happend on Highway 9, when they killed two Newell's Old Boys fans, and injured hundreds . Finally, when eliminated by Sao Paulo in the 2005 Copa Libertadores they beat up the police outside the stadium , and did the same when eliminated by Libertad in Paraguay, although this time inside the stadium During the 2006 World Cup, Los Borrachos del Tablon were the representatives of the Argentine fans, and minor disturbances made the German police rebuke their entrance to the stadiums. After a falling out between the two leaders (Alan Schlenker and Adrian Rousseau), there have been serious fights between groups loyal to the different leaders. The most serious one occurred on February 11, 2007, in what has been dubbed "The Battle of the Mud Huts," since it happened on that recreational section of the Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, and which caused Argentine courts to suspend the stadium for three games. On May 6, 2007, the two groups fought again, this time just outside the stadium, with two people suffering serious knife-wounds, and many others lesser injuries .

External links

Los Borrachos del Tablon Web Site

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