He stated that the Colombian supporter was detained on charges of “provoking opposing supporters and inciting violence”.
As the match between Colombia and Israel continued, tensions arose between the Colombian supporter, who showed the Palestinian flag to the Israeli tribune, and the Israelis who responded to him.
In the images reflected on social media, it was seen that there was an argument between the two parties.
Colombian President Gustavo Petro shared the footage of the match on his Twitter account and said, “It is not forbidden for Colombia to open the Palestinian flag.”
Colombia beat Israel 2-1 in the group match played at Diego Armando Maradona Stadium in La Plata, Argentina.
24 countries are participating in the FIFA U-20 World Cup, held between 20 May and 11 June.