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AC Milan’s ‘Ultras’ slap down fellow fans who ran on to the pitch after their Serie A title win

That’s one way to deal with the pitch invader problem! AC Milan’s ‘Ultras’ stalwarts slapped their fellow fans who ran onto the pitch after winning the title in Italy, because they were holding up the trophy handover.

  • AC Milan won their first Serie A title in 11 years after beating Sassuolo
  • A horde of fans invaded the pitch full-time to spark jubilant celebrations
  • But when they returned to their seats they were attacked by ultras from their club.
  • It is believed that they were beaten because they were delaying the presentation of the trophy.

AC Milan ultras found themselves embroiled in bizarre clashes with their own fans after watching their team win their first Serie A title in 11 years.

A brace from striker Olivier Giroud and one from Franck Kessie helped seal their 19th Scudetto ahead of city rivals Inter Milan in style with a 3-0 victory against Sassuolo on Sunday.

A horde of happy fans invaded the pitch full-time to spark jubilant celebrations at the Mapei Stadium for the Italian giants.

AC Milan ultras found themselves embroiled in bizarre clashes with their own fans amid Serie A title celebrations.

AC Milan ultras found themselves embroiled in bizarre clashes with their own fans amid Serie A title celebrations.

A horde of happy fans invaded the pitch full time after beating Sassuolo on Sunday

A horde of happy fans invaded the pitch full time after beating Sassuolo on Sunday

But video footage shows the club's die-hard fans slapping their teammates as they returned to their seats.

But video footage shows the club’s die-hard fans slapping their teammates as they returned to their seats.

But now video footage has surfaced of the club’s diehard fans slapping their teammates as they made their way back to their seats around the stadium.

And it is believed that the reason they resorted to such actions was as punishment for delaying the award of the trophy to Stefano Pioli’s men.

Post-pitch invasion clashes have also been a major issue in English football recently, with Sheffield United’s Billy Sharp, Aston Villa goalkeeper Robin Olsen and Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira all in the crosshairs in recent weeks. weeks.

It wasn’t the first time Milan’s ultras had been involved in clashes this season either, after they were embroiled in a bizarre sea battle with Venezia fans in January, with the two groups of supporters shooting fireworks at fans. other’s ships.

It is believed that the reason they resorted to such actions was as punishment for delaying the awarding of the trophy.

It is believed that the reason they resorted to such actions was as punishment for delaying the awarding of the trophy.

Milan edged out city rivals Inter to the title to seal the crown for the first time in 11 seasons

Milan edged out city rivals Inter to the title to seal the crown for the first time in 11 seasons

Furthermore, it wasn’t the only ugly incident to occur immediately after AC Milan beat Inter for the title, with Pioli’s winners’ medal stolen around his neck during the pitch invasion.

“It was stolen,” Pioli said. ‘The winner’s medal, someone took it off my neck. If you could make an appeal I would appreciate it, it’s the only one I have. After the medal was revealed to have been stolen, the league promised to replace it.

Later, a supporter took to social media to show off the ill-gotten gains, which could reveal the identity of the thief. It is not clear if they were responsible for the robbery.

The user posted a photo of the medal on his Instagram story, along with the caption: ‘Thank you Pioli.’

Milan coach Stefano Pioli had the winner's medal worn around his neck during the celebrations stolen.

Milan coach Stefano Pioli had the winner’s medal worn around his neck during the celebrations stolen.

However, the Serie A award was the first in Pioli’s managerial career, as he won the European Cup with Juventus as a player in 1984-85.

He added: ‘I’ve never felt so good. I know myself and I know how important it is to feel appreciated as I felt in the Milan environment.

‘And this allowed me to do what I did and bring joy to my parents. The players have given me their hearts and minds.

“We are a team of great players and we never give up. We always believed that we could win the league and that we would be more consistent than Inter.’

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