Trabzonspor fans argue after supporter receives Nani's shirt

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It's safe to say that Sunday's Super Lig clash between Trabzonspor and Fenerbahce hogged the headlines for all the wrong reasons. 

With Fenerbahce leading by four goals to nil at the home of their rivals, the contest was abandoned late on after a fan ran onto the pitch to brutally attack a match official. 

During the shocking scenes, which you can see here, the supporter knocked over the official and opted to punch and kick him. 


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Unsurprisingly, despite there only being a few minutes of play remaining, the referee abandoned the contest, but things escalated further. 

Indeed, fans of the rival clubs were seen throwing chairs at each other following the initial incident. Riot police were called as things turned extremely sour on a horrendous night for Turkish football. 

Nani gesture 

Former Manchester United midfielder Nani was also involved in a controversial moment at the end of the contest. 

The Fenerbahce winger opted to hand his shirt to a fan of Trabzonspor, but the gesture didn't go down too well with other supporters. 

As you can see in the video below, a fan of Trabzonspor confronted his fellow supporter and took the shirt off him and threw it back onto the pitch.

In fact, Nani was later reunited with his shirt, but it's safe to say that the Portuguese winger didn't exactly help calm things down on Sunday night. 

In all honesty, Nani wouldn't have expected his gesture to cause such an issue, but it's one that could have been avoided nonetheless. 

After the game was abandoned, it's now expected that Fenerbahce will be handed all three points, which will keep them in the running to win the league this season. 

Trabzonspor, on the other hand, remain in 11th place and look set to be punished following Sunday's controversies. 

Was Nani's gesture a foolish one or did the fans overreact? Have your say below! 

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