Ajax Fan Falls Out Of Stands While Celebrating Goal, Is Not Dead


The big news from Tuesday’s Ajax-Barcelona game match was not that Ajax won 2-1, it was that an Ajax fan fell 16-feet into a moat area while celebrating a goal. Amsterdam police say reports that the fan is dead are false.

According to Fox Sports:

The fan, who reportedly fell while cheering Ajax’s second goal against the Spanish giants on Tuesday night, was seated in the front of the hardcore F-side section behind the goal at Amsterdam Arena. After he fell, two ambulances tended to him, then collided on their way out. Police refuted claims that the fan passed away on Tuesday night.

“No update available yet about victim #arena during #ajabar,” the Amsterdam police force wrote on Twitter. “Rumors that victim passed consequently not correct!”

The latest report from CNN International is that the fan is in serious condition.

That wasn’t the only big news from the game. There was also the banner (below) from the Ajax fan. Let’s just say that wouldn’t get past ESPN GameDay sign police.

[photo via @AleGonzalezGala]