In one of the stranger stories to come out of Euro 2016, an Albanian fan has been arrested for smuggling a flare up his arse into the Stade des Lumières.
After managing to somehow smuggle it through security, for the game against Romania, the 18-year-old set off the flare and managed to burn himself and two other fans in the process.
With flares banned from all stadiums at Euro 2016, it has left fans resorted to both alternative and painful solutions to perform pyro. It may have helped contribute to Albania’s first ever major tournament win – in which they won 1-0 – but it came at a painful price.
Unfortunately, authorities are likely to clock onto this rather unorthodox style of covering. Therefore it’s back to the drawing board for the ultras. Onto the next.