Photo: Frankfurt fans block traffic marching to Porto stadium

Posted by Chris Wright

Eintracht Frankfurt have steadily been garnering themselves a bit of a reputation for their thronging away support in the Europa League this season, regularly taking in excess of 10,000 traveling fans to away fixtures over the course of the tournament.

Thursday night's round-of-32 clash with Porto was no different, with the Bundesliga side bringing a vociferous horde of about 7,000 fans with them to Portugal for the first leg of the tie.

While they certainly helped create a cacophonous atmosphere in the terraces during the game, it was on the roads outside the Estadio do Dragao that the Frankfurt fans created the most carnage, with thousands of them bringing all five lanes of traffic to a complete standstill before kickoff after deciding to march to Porto's ground down the middle of the A1 motorway...

We only have one question, and that's 'why?'


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