Club World Cup: Fan shot dead, many injured in Brazil after Chelsea beat Palmeiras

A fan of Brazilian soccer power, Palmeiras, was reportedly shot dead outside the club’s stadium on Saturday February 12, following the team’s 2-1 loss to Chelsea in the Club World Cup final in Abu Dhabi.

NEWSCASTARS.COM gathered that Sao Paulo police Investigator Cesar Saad told journalists that a suspect was shortly arrested in connection to the shooting adding that 15 other fans were injured in clashes with police or in fights among themselves in Palestra Italia street after the match ended.

Police added that, the 42-year-old victim was shot in the thoracic region and was in a serious condition when transferred to the Hospital das Clínicas, but died in the medical center.

Chelsea beat Palmeiras with a penalty goal in extra time to win the Club World Cup title for the first time as Kai Havertz, who scored Chelsea’s winning goal in last season’s Champions League final, scored from the spot-kick.

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