A massive brawl broke out in Mexico at the Liga MX game between Querétaro and Atlas on Saturday (March 5).
Mauricio Kuri, the governor of the state of Querétaro, addressed the situation, revealing that 24 men and two women were injured in the altercation. Kuri added that 10 people sustained minor injuries and three were deemed in “critical” condition.
A statement from the Querétaro team was also released, which states, “We utterly condemn the events that occurred today at the Corregidora stadium. We are in communication and coordination with authorities so that they act swiftly against anyone responsible for these events. As an institution, we condemn violence of any kind. We will keep updating.”
Atlas, the reigning champion of Liga MX, also responded, “Atlas FC regrets and condemns the events that took place at the Corregidora stadium. Soccer must promote values and fun for the whole family. We ask that the appropriate authorities, the BBVA Mexico league and the FMF [Mexican Football Federation], thoroughly investigate up until the ultimate consequences, determine responsibilities for those involved and apply the full force of the law.”