Video Drops of Atletico Madrid Star Trying to Fight Fans After Disappointing La Liga Loss to Villareal

Video Drops of Atletico Madrid Star Trying to Fight Fans After Disappointing La Liga Loss to Villareal

Chukwu Ikechukwu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:09 PM
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  • Shocking footage has emerged of Atletico Madrid defender Mario Hermoso trying to fight fans after 2-0 loss to Villarreal last weekend
  • Goals from Yeremy Pino and Gerard Moreno had condemned Atletico Madrid to their first defeat of the season much to the displeasure of the club’s supporters
  • The defeat leaves Atletico Madrid 8th on the La Liga table after two matchdays after their first home loss of the current campaign

Atletico Madrid were stunned at the Civitas Metropolitano 2-0 by visiting Villareal in Matchday 2 of the 2022/23 La Liga season but Mario Hermoso has hugged the headlines after the game.

The Atletico Madrid defender was an unused substitute in the home loss against Unai Emery’s team but took issues with the club’s supporters immediately after the game.

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Mario Hermoso tried to confront some Atletico Madrid supporters after the home loss to Villareal. Photo by Europa Press Sports
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According to Sport Bible, Hermoso objected to what was being said and was captured on camera yelling at his own supporters in the footage that went viral on social media.

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The 27-year-old Spanish defender actually attempted to enter the stands, but officers, employees, and teammates had to stop him.

Atletico Madrid fans had voiced their frustration after witnessing their team lose their first La Liga game of the season with goals from Yeremy Pino and Gerard Moreno giving the Yellow Submarines a deserved win.

Diego Simoene wants Griezmann to stay at Atletico Madrid

Meanwhile, Atletico Madrid could be set to lose one of its star forwards as the club are becoming increasingly reluctant to complete a deal for Antoine Griezmann.

The lack of seriousness from Rojiblancos has not gone down well with Diego Simeone as the manager has made it clear that an exit for Griezmann before the transfer window ends would be against his wishes Football Espana reports.

If Greizmann plays 50% of the games he is available for over his two-year loan, Los Colchoneros will be obliged to pay €40m to sign him permanently from Barcelona.

Villarreal stun Atletico Madrid in tough La Liga clash

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Atletico Madrid suffered their first defeat in the 2022/23 La Liga as Villarreal recorded a 2-0 win in Madrid on Sunday.

Simeone's men struggled to cope with their visitors intensity throughout on a punishingly hot night in the Spanish capital.

Two second-half goals from Yeremy Pino and Gerard Moreno secured the vital victory as the Yellow Submarines moved to the top of the La Liga table.

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Chukwu Ikechukwu Godwin is a journalist with over 9 years of experience in the Nigerian media industry. He has worked both in Radio (Today FM, Rhythm FM, Wish FM) and Television (Silverbird TV) as a Sports Analyst..