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Violent confrontation between Pittsburgh Steelers fans goes viral

PITTSBURGH — A violent confrontation between two Pittsburgh Steelers fans at Sunday night's game against the Los Angeles Chargers at Heinz Field has gone viral.

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The video, captured by another Steelers fan, shows two men exchanging words and one of the men head-butting the other.

WPXI's Mike Holden talked to the woman who recorded the video on Facetime.

Kate Brendel said she couldn’t believe how good her seats were, so she was documenting her view throughout the game.

She noticed the two men started arguing with one another, and it got worse as the night progressed.

She never thought it would reach that point, but she said Heinz Field security did an incredible job removing all of the people involved in the fight by acting fast and effectively.


She said fans around the fight laughed it off. Brendal said it’s not a true representation of all Steelers fans.

“I didn’t expect this. It was two Steelers fans. If it was the opposite team, maybe it would’ve been better. Not better, but like more understanding. Two Steelers fans going at it? Like, what?” Brendel said.

Brendal said the incident wasn’t scary but it was shocking.

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On Wednesday, Heinz Field officials said everyone involved has been identified and no one is planning to press charges. The man described by stadium personnel as "the aggressor" will face a stadium ban and may lose his ticket priveleges.