Russia's Soccer Hooligans

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National Side
The fanaticism for the club teams carries over to the national team, whose failures in international tournaments have triggered massive riots in the past, most infamously in 2002, when Russia's loss to Japan in an early World Cup match drove angry fans into the streets of Moscow, above, where they set fire to cars, smashed store windows and attacked a group of Japanese musicians. Two people died in the melee.

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