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Argentine Soccer Fans Riot Over Demotion of River Plate Club
Police had to subdue fans with water hoses when they rioted after a game.
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Police spray water at River Plate soccer fans to keep them from jumping over the gate and on to the field at the end of an Argentine promotion soccer game with Belgrano in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday June 26, 2011. Legendary club River Plate has been relegated to the Argentine second division for the first time in its 110-year history, going down Sunday after a 1-1 draw with Belgrano in the second leg of a demotion playoff. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)

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A River Plate soccer fan throws a piece of wood at police as police spray him with water at the end of an Argentine demotion playoff soccer game with Belgrano in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday June 26, 2011. Legendary club River Plate has been relegated to the Argentine second division for the first time in its 110-year history, going down Sunday after a 1-1 draw with Belgrano in the second leg of a demotion playoff. (AP Photo/ (AP Photo/Eduardo Di Baia)
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River Plate soccer coach Juan Jose Lopez gestures as player Facundo Affranchino, left, reacts after an Argentine promotion soccer game with Belgrano in Buenos Aires, Argentina Sunday June 26, 2011. Legendary club River Plate has been relegated to the Argentine second division for the first time in its 110-year history, going down Sunday after a 1-1 draw with Belgrano in the second leg of a demotion playoff. (AP Photo/Eduardo Di Baia)
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Juan Jose Lopez, coach of River Plate, gestures after an Argentine demotion playoff soccer game with Belgrano in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday June 26, 2011. Legendary club River Plate has been relegated to the Argentine second division for the first time in its 110-year history, going down Sunday after a 1-1 draw with Belgrano in the second leg of a demotion playoff. (AP Photo/Eduardo Di Baia)
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A River Plate soccer fan watches an Argentine demotion playoff soccer game against Belgrano in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, June 26, 2011. Legendary club River Plate has been relegated to the Argentine second division for the first time in its 110-year history, going down Sunday after a 1-1 draw with Belgrano in the second leg of a demotion playoff. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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River Plate soccer players react at the end of an Argentine demotion playoff soccer game against Belgrano in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday June 26, 2011. Legendary club River Plate has been relegated to the Argentine second division for the first time in its 110-year history, going down Sunday after a 1-1 draw with Belgrano in the second leg of a demotion playoff. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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A River Plate soccer fan yells from the fence that separates the stands from the field at the end of an Argentine demotion playoff soccer game with Belgrano in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday June 26, 2011. Legendary club River Plate has been relegated to the Argentine second division for the first time in its 110-year history, going down Sunday after a 1-1 draw with Belgrano in the second leg of a demotion playoff. (AP Photo/Eduardo Di Baia)
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River Plate's Mariano Pavone reacts after missing a penalty kick during an Argentine promotion soccer game with Belgrano in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday June 26, 011. Legendary club River Plate has been relegated to the Argentine second division for the first time in its 110-year history, going down Sunday after a 1-1 draw with Belgrano in the second leg of a demotion playoff. (AP Photo/Eduardo Di Baia)

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Police spray water at River Plate soccer fans to keep them from jumping over the gate and on to the field at the end of an Argentine demotion playoff soccer game with Belgrano in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday June 26, 2011. Legendary club River Plate has been relegated to the Argentine second division for the first time in its 110-year history, going down Sunday after a 1-1 draw with Belgrano in the second leg of a demotion playoff. (AP Photo/Eduardo Di Baia)
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River Plate soccer players react at the end of an Argentine demotion playoff soccer game against Belgrano in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday June 26, 2011. Legendary club River Plate has been relegated to the Argentine second division for the first time in its 110-year history, going down Sunday after a 1-1 draw with Belgrano in the second leg of a demotion playoff. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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Police spray water at River Plate soccer fans to keep them from jumping over the gate and on to the field at the end of an Argentine demotion playoff soccer game with Belgrano in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday June 26, 2011. Legendary club River Plate has been relegated to the Argentine second division for the first time in its 110-year history, going down Sunday after a 1-1 draw with Belgrano in the second leg of a demotion playoff. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)

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Argentine Soccer Fans Riot Over Demotion of River Plate Club

Police had to subdue fans with water hoses when they rioted after a game.

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