Soccer Player Repeatedly Kicks Fan Who Runs On Field

They don’t use hands even when defending themselves against crazy people. That’s AZ Alkmaar goalkeeper Esteban Alvarado booting a fan of the opposing team who rushed him during a match in Amsterdam.

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Keeper Esteban Alvarado, right, defends himself against an attacker who rushed from the stands as referee Bas Nijhuis, left, runs towards them during a cup match between Ajax and AZ Alkmaar in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011. The Dutch soccer federation is debating whether to replay a cup match between Ajax and AZ Alkmaar that was halted after a fan ran onto the field and tried to attack Alkmaar’s goalkeeper. Alvarado deflected the attack but was given a red card for kicking the supporter in anger immediately afterward.


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