Video: Venezuelan striker Aquiles Ocanto violently attacked by fan during live TV interview
Venezuelan striker Aquiles Ocanto is recovering after being kicked in the back by a fan while conducting a live television interview.
The Carabobo FC player was talking reporter Maria Alexandra Bastidas live on Meridiano Televisión after his side’s goalless draw with Aragua when he was sent flying by a vicious kick.
The club issued a statement to say that Ocanto was unhurt by the incident, tweeting: “Aquiles Ocanto is well and has not sustained any injury. We reject such acts of violence in football.”
INCREIBLE. Sólo en Venezuela.... pic.twitter.com/ktYxhy21O7— MercaGol (@MercaGol) May 14, 2015
Aquiles Ocanto se encuentra bien y sin ningún tipo lesión. De igual forma, rechazamos este tipo de actos y la violencia en el fútbol.— Carabobo FC (@Carabobo_FC) May 14, 2015