Swede football great Larsson fears for son's safety post hooligan attack

Updated: Nov 22, 2016, 10:45 IST | AFP

Helsingborg manager Henrik Larsson has revealed his safety fears after his son was attacked on the pitch by hooligans following the club's relegation from the Swedish top flight

Henrik Larsson and son Jordan
Henrik Larsson and son Jordan

Helsingborg (Sweden): Helsingborg manager Henrik Larsson has revealed his safety fears after his son was attacked on the pitch by hooligans following the club's relegation from the Swedish top flight.

A video footage showed 19-year-old Jordan Larsson being confronted by a group of Helsingborg supporters at the end of the match. "I understand their frustration," Henrik Larsson said.

A video grab shows a group of fans attacking Larsson’s son Jordan (red jersey) after a football match in Sweden
A video grab shows a group of fans attacking Larsson’s son Jordan (red jersey) after a football match in Sweden

"That's why I went over there. It was not the smartest thing for me to do. I did not see that they were attacking Jordan, but if I had I would have gone in there," Larsson said.

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