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Football is in mourning after a derby game in Indonesia between Persebaya Surabaya and Arema FC on Saturday ended in a riot that saw at least 125 people killed and psg fc kit hundreds more wounded, according to local police reports.
Away team Persebaya Surabaya won the match 3-2 at the Kanjuruhan Stadium in a game between two teams in the middle of the league standings.
At the end of the game, fans invaded the pitch with police and stadium security unleashing tear gas in an attempt to stop them with local reports psg 5th kit suggesting a stampede then followed.
Footage captured from the stands shows how quickly the situation descended into chaos as fans and police clashed.
WARNING: Video below contains distressing content.
According to reports, the situation was made worse by the tear gas which failed to disperse properly, causing people to faint and become trapped as other fans rushed to leave the stadium.
"It had gotten anarchic. They started attacking officers, they damaged cars," said Nico Afinta, police chief in East Java, adding that two police officers were among the dead.
"We would like to convey that… not all of them were anarchic. Only about 3,000 who entered the pitch."
Though initial figures from Indonesian officials reported the death count at 174, that has since been lowered – although there are fears that could still rise.
Indonesia's chief security minister, Mahfud MD, claims the stadium was beyond it's 38,000 capacity, stating 42,000 tickets had been sold.
Liga 1 was suspended for messi kit at least a week following the tragedy and the Indonesian Football Federation announced that Arema FC will not play games at its stadium again for the remainder of the season.
"The Federation (PSSI) regrets the actions of the Arema fans at the Kanjuruhan Stadium. We regret what happened and apologise to the families of the victims and all those involved in the incident. We formed an investigation team that was immediately to the city," a statement from Mochamad Iriawan, the president of the Indonesian Federation, read.
Persebaya also released a tweet to express their grief at the situation: "The great family of Persebaya expresses its deepest condolences for the loss of life after the game of Arema FC vs. Persebaya. No life is worth more than football. We pray for the victims and hope that their families have strength."
Arema FC are yet to release any statements about what happened.
FIFA president Gianna Infantino said it was a "dark day for all involved in football" as he offered his condolences to the victims.
“The football world is in a state of shock following the tragic incidents that have taken place in Indonesia at the end of the match between Arema FC and Persebaya Surabaya at the Kanjuruhan Stadium," Infantino said.
“This is a dark day for all involved in football and a tragedy beyond comprehension. I extend my deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims who lost their lives following this tragic incident.
"Together with FIFA and the global football community, all our official lionel messi jersey thoughts and prayers are with the victims, those who have been injured, together with the people of the Republic of Indonesia, the Asian Football Confederation, the Indonesian Football Association, and the Indonesian Football League, at this difficult time.”
Clubs and associations around the world including the Germany national team, Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Ajax expressed their leo messi barcelona jersey shock and sadness at the tragedy, while Spanish top flight La Liga announced that it would hold a minute's silence before matches.
Premier Leag psg shirt total sports ue sides Manchester City and Manchester United, who played against each other and wore black armbands on Sunday, both added public messages of sorrow and solidarity, joined by Liverpool, Arsenal, Everton and Newcastle, among others.
Spain legend Sergio Ramos called the tragedy "heartbreaking" and England all-time record scorer Wayne Rooney described it as "devastating".
The events in Indonesia are among one of the worst stadium disasters at a football match in history.
A total of 320 people were killed and over a 1,000 injured during a Peru-Argentina Olympic qualifier in Lima in 1964 nike psg shirts during a stampede.
In 1985, 39 people died at the Heysel stadium in Brussels, Belgium, when fans were crushed against a wall that then collapsed during the European Cup final between Liverpool and Juventus.
Just four years later 96 people were killed at Hillsborough in the FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest. The death toll was moved up to 97 in 2021 when it was ruled another supporter was unlawfully killed by effects of the crush 32 years earlier.