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    Twitter Fumes as Lazio Fans Make ‘Nazi Salutes’ While Marching Through Glasgow

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    The Italian football club’s fans were apparently seen walking along Buchanan Street, with many of them allegedly raising their right hand while chanting “fascist songs”.

    As Celtic emerged victorious from its recent Europa League match against Lazio, it appears that a large group of the Italian football club’s fans were spotted making Nazi salutes prior to the game, according to the Independent.

    The fans were reportedly caught on camera as they were walking up Buchanan Street in Glasgow, “with many seen raising their right hand while chanting fascist songs.”

    According to the newspaper, “specialist anti-mafia police” had been deployed in order to keep tabs on the Lazio ultras who “have a reputation for fascist gestures and racist chanting.”

    This development has apparently also caught the eye of a number of social media users who seemed less than thrilled by the Lazio fans’ manners.

    Last year, a number of Lazio’s die-hard fans stirred a controversy by declaring the first 10 rows of their home stadium's Curva Nord stand "sacred," saying that no females were allowed in the "trenches."

    And in 2017, some of the club’s ultras creating posted stickers of Holocaust victim Anne Frank wearing the jersey of Lazio’s arch-rivals, Roma.

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