On Saturday, a shocking moment occurred at the London Stadium during a West Ham United match. A video circulating on social media showed a West Ham fan appearing to sniff white powder off another man’s head.
The incident occurred during the match between West Ham and Leicester City. The video, which was posted on Twitter, showed a man in a West Ham shirt leaning over another man and appearing to sniff white powder off his head. The video quickly went viral, with many people expressing their shock and disgust at the incident.
The Metropolitan Police have since confirmed that they are investigating the incident. A spokesperson for the force said: “We are aware of a video circulating on social media which appears to show a man snorting a substance at the London Stadium. We are taking this matter seriously and are making enquiries.”
The incident has been widely condemned by West Ham United. The club released a statement saying: “West Ham United are appalled by the behaviour of the individual involved in the incident at the London Stadium on Saturday. This behaviour has no place in football or society. We are working closely with the Metropolitan Police in relation to this matter and the individual will be banned from attending any West Ham United fixtures for life.”
The incident has also been condemned by the Football Association. A spokesperson for the FA said: “The FA is aware of the video circulating on social media and we are working with the relevant authorities to investigate the matter. We take all matters of this nature extremely seriously and we will be taking appropriate action.”
The incident has been widely condemned by football fans and the wider public. Many have expressed their shock and disgust at the incident, with some calling for the individual involved to be banned from attending any football matches for life.
The incident has highlighted the need for greater security at football matches. It is clear that more needs to be done to ensure that such incidents do not occur in the future. The FA and the clubs must work together to ensure that football matches are safe and enjoyable for all.