VIDEO: Turkish, German football fans square off in Taksim
DHA PhotoA fight broke out between fans of Galatasaray and Germany’s Borussia Dortmund in Istanbul’s Taksim Square late on Oct. 21, one day before the clubs’ Champions League Group D match.
A heated quarrel erupted when the rivals encountered each other on a side street near İstiklal Avenue, before the police were able to arrive, as shown by a video recording.
Borussia Dortmund fans were pushed toward Taksim Square by the police before they were dispersed.
The game will start at 9:45 p.m. at the Lions’ home ground, the Türk Telekom Arena.