British fan stabbed

A BRITISH football fan has been hospitalised after he was stabbed and two were arrested for drunkenness ahead of last night's Champions League final between Manchester United and Barcelona.

A BRITISH football fan has been hospitalised after he was stabbed and two were arrested for drunkenness ahead of last night's Champions League final between Manchester United and Barcelona.

Rome police said one that Briton was taken to the Santo Spirito Hospital after he was stabbed in his thigh in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Rome police official Marcello Cardona said the man reported he was attacked near his hotel by four people. Police are investigating the attack.

Separately, police said that two Britons were arrested for assaulting bystanders in Campo de Fiori, a popular tourist hangout.

Police said they were drunk despite a ban on alcohol sales imposed by authorities in areas including the city center and near the stadium. - Sapa-AP

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