Santos repudiates threats to Tardelli and promises punishment: ‘They are vandals disguised as fans’ – Prime Time Zone

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The board of Alvinegro Praiano called those involved in the episode ‘criminals’ and promised to support legal measures for the recognition and punishment of the aggressors.

Reproduction/Santos FCAndrés Rueda, president of Santos, alongside Diego Tardelli

O Santos issued an official note this Wednesday morning, 15, condemning attacks made by fans on striker Diego Tardelli – the player, after the elimination of the team in the Copa do Brasil for Athletico-PR, was persecuted and threatened by about ten Santos. In the statement, the board of Alvinegro Praiano called those involved in the episode “bandits” and promised to give support so that legal measures are adopted to punish the aggressors. “On the episode that took place during the night with the player Tardelli and other members of the cast, with threats, pursuits, ambushes and acts of depredation, Santos FC vehemently repudiates the attitude of vandals disguised as fans and emphasizes that they will give full support to that legal measures be adopted for the recognition and punishment of the aggressors”, says the statement by Santos. The club does not recognize these people as fans, but as thieves. The fans have the right to protest about the results, as long as they are civilized”, he concludes.