Friday, January 13, 2012

Mexican authorities seize control of soccer stadium

American soccer player DaMarcus Beasley, who plays for Puebla in Mexican Football Federation, reported via his Twitter account that Mexican law enforcement officials had stormed and seized control of the club’s stadium, locker rooms and equipment.

Fox Sports has confirmed the report.

DaMarcusBeasley DaMarcus Beasley

Wow. The government seized the stadium today! Couldn't even park n the stadium. Alot of problems right now! Nothin can get out the stadium!

DaMarcusBeasley DaMarcus Beasley

The before pic of the government officials taking down the tv in the locker room! SMH

DaMarcusBeasley DaMarcus Beasley

And there is the after pic of the government taking the tv Off the wall!! I've never seen nothing like this!!

DaMarcusBeasley DaMarcus Beasley

Never in my life I see something like this! Jus heard the government officials seized our bus too when we left the stadium! Everything!!!

DaMarcusBeasley DaMarcus Beasley

Had to take everything from the locker rm that was personal! They were even taking the soccer balls and everythin in the equipment room! Wow

DaMarcusBeasley DaMarcus Beasley

I don't know exactly wats goin on or how long they are seizing it for, but will keep u guys posted with updates! Its pretty crazy right now!

DaMarcusBeasley DaMarcus Beasley

I wont comment on somethin I DONT know, so when I know 4 sure I will let u guys know! Players r all good, we got another bus 2 our away game.

He also posted photos of the events as they unfolded.


The Fox Sports report indicates that officials seized the stadium facilities to settle a 14 million peso tax debt. When Beasley first reported the incident on Twitter, the social media network erupted in speculation.

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