Soccer-Swedish player receives police escort after death threats (Reuters)

STOCKHOLM, Aug 31 (Reuters) – A Swedish soccer player watching his brother play for Brommapojkarna against Helsingborg had to have a police escort from the ground after death threats from rival fans on Friday. Miiko Albornoz, who plays for Helsingborg’s bitter local rivals Malmo FF in Sweden’s Allsvenskan, was in the stands to watch his brother Mauricio score twice for Brommapojkarna in a 4-2 loss to Helsingborg. Convicted of the statutory rape of a 14-year-old girl in February, Miiko Albornoz was subjected to abuse from Helsingborg fans when they noticed him in the stands. …

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