Boca Juniors players come to blows in training ground bust-up

Ugly scenes as teammates come to blows at pre-season training camp

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 16 February, 2017, 8:52am
UPDATED : Thursday, 16 February, 2017, 8:52am

Troubled Argentinean club Boca Juniors made the headlines for the wrong reasons on Wednesday when footage emerged which showed teammates brawling during a practice session.

The incredible footage showed Juan Insaurralde and Jonathan Silva coming to blows in an off-the-ball incident. The two proceed to rain in blows on one anotherwhile a practice match continues around them before teammates intervene to split the brawling pair.

The two players were sent home from Boca’s troubled pre-season training camp. Boca have failed to win in five friendlies and the atmosphere around the club is strained.

The Argentinean league campaign begins on February 25.