Surrealism in Birmingham. In full game at Saint Andrew's Stadium between Aston Villa and Birmingham, better known as the Birmingham derby, corresponding to the English Championship (Second division), a spectator jumped into the field and hit the player of the Aston Villa in the face Jack Grealish.
The game was stopped after the ball went out by the end line, that's when the amateurHe hit the field, ran out to the local team midfielder and subsequently He punched him in the face and then threw him to the ground.
Both the Aston Villa players and the Birmingham City players went for the spontaneous along with the security forces after the coup, which caught everyone unawares. He was taken from the field and the game was able to continue, with Grealish recovered. The assaulted player appeared on the facts after the match, which ended with a 1-0 victory for Aston Villa: "Obviously there is rivalry in the football but I do not think it's a place for these things. "
The West Midlands police confirmed minutes later that the man had been arrested after the incident. The clubs and the EFL condemned what happened. "It's a situation that no player should face," the competition said in a statement.