The United States under-19 soccer team faced Bahrain at the COTIF Tournament in Spain on Monday. Bahrain won, 3-1. Near the end of the game USA’s Pierre Da Silva went to the ground and a Bahrain player kicked the ball at his head from point blank range. USA teammates chased the player and shoved him. Then all hell broke loose as players from both teams pushed and shoved and hopped and bounced and held each other back. It was as much a brawl as you could expect from teenage soccer players.
Video of the incident at the end of the USA U19 MNT game against Bahrain. pic.twitter.com/hI9f0VtmUe
— J.R. Eskilson (@JREskilson) August 1, 2016