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Barrabravas Ask For Impunity And World Cup Tickets

Julio Grondona and AFA had to deal with barrabravas
Julio Grondona and AFA had to deal with barrabravas
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There was a bit of chaos going on as Hinchadas Unidas Argentina once again are preparing their quadrennial trip abroad to support the Albiceleste. On Tuesday, barrabravas that comprise this NGO that was founded by the late Nestor Kirchner once again made waves as they flocked to Argentine FA (AFA) headquarters and requested that their criminal records not be given to Brazilian authorities so they could attend the World Cup.

The fans also made another request that was rather simple for them- ask for tickets to the World Cup. Eleven of the 400 fans made it inside to the offices of Grondona and immediately made the request to obtain tickets to the watch Argentina play this summer. While all of this went on, fans began chanting against Grondona and then singing the Argentine national anthem. These fans arrived into the Tribunales area of Buenos Aires in buses that cut off significant amounts of streets in that area.

According to Cancha Llena, the police force were looking to prohibit the fans from not marching in the direction of the AFA building, but that effort proved futile. While some were marching, others were looking at the spectacle from traffic lights or whatever they could climb on.

For many fans this is their last effort to find a way to get to Brazil. This is because around 650 other "barras" have already obtained their tickets as well as logistics and accommodations through a former leader of SC Internacional. Amongst those fans that are already looking to head to Brazil is the infamous Independiente leader "Bebote" Álvarez.

Argentina will debute against Bosnia on June 15 at the Maracanã, then Iran at the Mineirão in Belo Horizonte on the 20th followed by the match against Nigeria at the Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre five days later.