A Sad Time for China

Thousands of flag-waving, profanity-yelling Chinese soccer fans upset about their 3-1 Asia Cup loss Saturday night blocked Japanese fans from leaving Beijing’s Workers’ Stadium.

Chinese fans also pelted a bus that left the stadium with bottles and garbage and prevented Japanese spectators from leaving through a special gate. Several thousand others also blocked streets surrounding the stadium.

They should take away the Olympics from China. The top news all week here as been the reception the Japanese team as been getting in China during the tournament (the Asia Cup), and it’s just sad. Me and Yuko both got really upset when they started booing loudly during the Japanese national anthem before the game. Uncivilized, and unacceptable. I’m embarrassed for China.

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