RUSSIAN football hooligans have issued a dire ultimatum ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2018.
The Daily Mail said the Russian fans pledged a “death sentence” against all England fans if they dare head to the tournament this summer.
The Russian hooligans known as ultras are in their thousands. They are both males and females and are ready to take on British hooligans.
The latter are famous for their violent rampages across football tournaments world wide.
Russians have scuffled against hooligans in major tournaments.
But it they underwent extensive training in woods and townships, preparing an army of thugs to face-off with the infamous British hooligans.
The Express said thousands are gearing up to shed blood at the 21st World Cup in June.“A shocking dive into social media has revealed.Groups of raging football hooligans from Moscow and other cities have united on Russia’s popular Facebook alternative, Vkontakte.com (VK), for a large scale operation.In the VK group “Russian Hooligans”, said the paper. The football ultras have pledged to “unleash hell” during the World Cup.A group moderator posted: “We are starting operation ‘Mundial’. Our plan is already well underway.”“One supposed plan involves luring England fans to Reutov, a small town near Moscow, where they would be easier targets to pick out.These types of fights are known as “Stienka na stienke” or “Wall to wall” – where two opposing sides of football hooligans slam into each other to chaotically fight it out with their bare fists.
One Russian hooligan warned: “OK. You want a war, then you will have it. Fighting is in our blood – this June we will do more than just sing.”The news follows revelations Russian ultras have united with Argentinian hooligans against England fans said the paper.Authorities have now warned English fans the threat of confrontation with ultras is extremely high.Deputy chief constable Mark Roberts of the National Police Chiefs’ Council, warned in February of violence on the streets of Moscow.Russia fought a tough battle against the U.K. in their bid to host the World Cup.One of the contention by the Russians was the violence spread by British hooligans.The Russian bid pushed back England’s attempt to organize the World Cup in 2018, 48 years after its only World Cup winning championship in England.