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16th Nov 2015

Disgraceful Bosnian fans jeer minute’s silence for Paris victims (Video)

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Football is a game of tribalism and partisanship, but there are certain things that transcend the natural rivalry of the sport.

Ahead of the Republic of Ireland’s key Euro 2016 play-off game with Bosnia, a minute’s silence was held for all the innocent victims of the callous terror attacks in Paris on Friday.

Regardless of nationality, religion or affiliation, it was a moment that no decent human being could possibly begrudge the tragically deceased and their mourning nation.

Republic of Ireland v Bosnia and Herzegovina - UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifier: Play-Off Second Leg : News Photo

Yet for some unfathomable reason, a disgraceful minority of Bosnian fans decided to disrespect the moment of quiet remembrance and jeered loudly as the rest of the Aviva stadium bowed their heads.

As soon as the minute was up, the Irish contingent booed in unison at the deplorable behaviour

JOE’s own Joe McKenna was at the game and captured footage of the appalling act…