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Paraguay-Venezuela & the most violent football games of all time

Ugly scenes marred the end of Paraguay’s Copa America semi-final victory over Venezuela on Tuesday night, with several players from both sides involved in a lengthy brawl. It served only to embarrass those involved after a hard-fought affair, which was decided in favour of Gerardo Martino’s side, 5-3 on penalty kicks after a 0-0 draw.

Such incidents are not entirely uncommon, and, as such, Goal.com brings you football’s most violent matches, arranged in chronological order.

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sokrates1968d ago

The tempere of Paraguays national team has a tradition of beeing violent. I wouldnt dare playing them.

kulka1967d ago

them and Urugway have always played rough football

NewMonday1967d ago (Edited 1967d ago )

the teams smell blood, with both Brazil and Argentina knocked out they realize this could be a once in a lifetime chance of winning the Copa America, they will do whatever it takes to win.