Belarus deports FC Köln fan over peeing in central Minsk
Kilometre Zero in Minsk. Photo: Holiday.by
The German fan was deported on 21 October after standing a brief trial on hooliganism charges in a Minsk court.
A FC Köln fan was detained in Minsk's Kastrycnickaja Square for peeing on the Kilometer Zero on 19 October. He stood trial on October 21, Minsk City Police Department report on Twitter:
German fans arrived in Belarus to attend the Europa League group match BATE - FC Köln on October 19. , which the Barysau club won 1-0.
There were about 1000 German fans in the Barysau Arena and their behavior was decent. They had laid a wreath to the Eternal Flame in Minsk's WWII Victory Square before the match:
Deportation is a very light penalty for the infringer, people joked on Twitter: “They should have left him to live in Belarus for 10 years!”