Ugly scenes in Colombia as player hit by KNIFE thrown during derby match, drawing blood

Pablo Ceppelini hit by knife thrown during Colombian match
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A game in Colombia between Independiente Medellin and Atletico Nacional saw Uruguayan midfielder Pablo Ceppelini hit by a knife thrown from the stands on Monday. 

The derby game between the two Medellin sides, dubbed El Clasico Paisa, was 2-2 in the 92nd minute of the game when Ceppelini ran over to take a corner for Atletico Nacional at the Atanasio Girardot Stadium.

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Ryan Dabbs
Staff writer

Ryan is a staff writer for FourFourTwo, joining the team full-time in October 2022. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before eventually earning himself a position with FourFourTwo permanently. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer while a Trainee News Writer at Future.