The shock before the Champions League match between AC Milan and Newcastle United. The “Magpies”, as Newcastle United are nicknamed, play their first game in the Premier Division in 20 years on Tuesday (6.45pm). Everything was prepared for a real football festival. But shocking scenes had already happened.
According to English media reports, a Newcastle fan was attacked before the game. It is being told that the person was stabbed several times with a knife. The attack occurred shortly before midnight on Monday evening. The fan (58) traveled to Milan with his son and a friend. Now the journey turned into a real nightmare for him. He had to be taken to the hospital. However, as “Mirrors” reports, his condition is stable.
Newcastle United commented on the incidents in a statement: “We are deeply concerned by reports that a fan was seriously assaulted in Milan on Monday evening. We are liaising with local authorities to understand the circumstances. Our thoughts are with the fan and his family and we hope for his full and speedy recovery.”