The Jakarta Post
This is absolutely because they are stupid and silly.
Is there any benefit to becoming a soccer freak?
They are not true supporters because the weapons they took to Bung Karno sports complex had nothing to do with soccer.
The police need to be strict with fans like these because what they have been doing is really disturbing to the public.
I think the soccer fans have mistakenly interpreted this soccer competition with martial arts competition. They think that weapons can bring a triumphant victory to the club they support.
Weapons show not a victory but viciousness.
Those fanatical fans flock to stadiums not only to support their teams but come there for war. They think their opponents are their enemies. So that’s why they have to arm themselves with sharp weap...