Man calling for peace knocked out by football thug in Marseille

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Two more shocking videos of violence from Marseille are currently being shared across social media.

There have been violent clashes between so-called supporters of both England and Russia, with French police and Marseille ‘ultras’ also reportedly involved.

The first video shows a man threatening another man with a pole, before someone comes up behind him and knocks him down a flight of stairs with a chair. The second video is even worse: a man seemingly calling for peace knocked out by an unidentified thug in a blue jumper. (Scroll down to watch the two videos).


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It’s clear that French police have been unable to handle the situation in Marseille over the past 24 hours.

With the multitude of problems France is currently facing, this is the last thing they needed.

Video: Man calling for peace attacked

Video: Man knocked down stairs

One England fan in 'critical' condition

According to Stan Collymore on Twitter, at least one England fan is in a critical condition after suffering cardiac arrest after being attacked by a Russia supporter.

England v Russia

England and Russia go head-to-head at the Stade Velodrome this evening.

Roy Hodgson’s team is as follows…

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