Greg Wheldon, 34, is the first stab victim in Rome, after he was attacked in the early hours of this morning as he walked to his hotel. The hotel staff ran out to rescue him whilst his attackers, obviously believed to be Roma Ultras, legged it. His injury was to his left leg, which along with arse slashing, is a trademark of the Ultras’ attacks.
He was taken to Santo Spirito hospital and then released with a spokesman saying his injuries were not serious.
Our lot haven’t been angels though. A couple have been arrested for being drunk and disorderly, whilst two others tried to pay for a 300 euro meal with dodgy notes.