This was reported by Alagoas 24 horas. The incident occurred at the end of the match between the teams The Club Regatas Brasil and Centro Sportivo Alagoano (2: 1) from the state of Alagoas, which is located in the north-east of the country. The players of CSA, who lost, headed by Nego, started aggressively arguing with a team of arbitrators. The fight was quickly stopped by police, who arrested Nego and escorted him to the police station.
Several hours later, the athlete was released. After that, the management of Centro Sportivo Alagoano demanded a medical examination of the football player, stating that law enforcement officers treated him brutally. During the match, the police also clashed with groups of fans of both teams. Fans used firecrackers and stones, and the police – pepper-spray pellets.