• Sweden edition
 
Swedish football star attacked by girl gang
Mathias Ranégie celebrates after scoring a goal against Kalmar FF, October 2010

Swedish football star attacked by girl gang

Published: 07 Feb 2011 09:20 GMT+01:00
Updated: 07 Feb 2011 09:20 GMT+01:00

Swedish striker Mathias Ranégie, who plays for Gothenburg side BK Häcken in Sweden's top-flight Allsvenskan league, and midfielder Gustav Svensson, who plays for Bursaspor in Bursa, northwestern Turkey south of Istanbul, were dining at Café Tintin in central Gothenburg in the early hours of Sunday morning.

While waiting for their food, a row erupted with a gang of seven women in their early 20s, newspaper Expressen reported on Monday. According to the report, the women had placed the same order as the players.

"They wanted to take our food and started arguing with us, yelling a lot of shit and behaving aggressively," Ranégie told Expressen.

Police were called to the scene at 6.10am to defuse the situation. Ranégie and Svensson were ejected from the diner and were about to leave when the women spilled out on the street after them, the report said.

A police patrol witnessed a woman in her early 20s punching Ranégie in the face, resulting in blood gushing out of his eyebrow, according to the report.

"The police sat in their car across the street. I got a good hit and have a big scar on my face now. But what should I have done? I could not fight back against a girl," he told Expressen.

The woman who threw the punches is currently under suspicion of assault, while the others were reported by the footballers to the police for mobbing.

The Local/vt (news@thelocal.se)

Don't miss...X
Left Right

Your comments about this article

10:10 February 7, 2011 by krow
Typical swedish young women. Two friends who are immigrant origin told me how their girlfriends slap and kick them like Bruce Lee, one even threaten to use bottle to cut his manhood. What a life.
10:33 February 7, 2011 by J Jack
Never stand between a woman and her food & even though Tin Tin is awesome, it's not exactly lean food either. I hope she get's fat.
11:17 February 7, 2011 by UScitizen
"The police sat in their car across the street."

Maybe the Swedish police are scared of Swedish women after hearing what happened to Tiger Woods!!!
11:34 February 7, 2011 by Willissteel
Comment removed by The Local for breach of our terms.
12:06 February 7, 2011 by UScitizen
@Willissteel

Now wait a minute with that line about Swedish girls only abusing Swedish men. No one believed that story Tiger told about how his face got cut and bruised. And with all his other women, you can't say that he "don't have the thing that dangling between their legs!"
12:37 February 7, 2011 by Rishonim
What a bunch of trailer trash hoes. One would think these food fights should only take place in a soup kitchen or bread line.
15:20 February 7, 2011 by digitalamish
Pussy-whipped Swedish style. Rampant feminism and all...
15:26 February 7, 2011 by lolipop8104
thanks god I dont live in sweden. After the wikileaks scandal I know how dangerous this women can be. I am starting to hate this country and its unjust laws. I would have punched the bitches
15:59 February 7, 2011 by Swinglish 1
If somebody punches you in the face you have a right to defend yourself! I don't think it matters if it is a woman! Punch like a man then expect to be punched back like a man! If a woman slaps you thats a different story any man should be able to take a slap! but for a woman to punch like that? I personally would have knocked her out with out a second thought fairs fair!
18:08 February 7, 2011 by avatar
the girls are going to be cursed and get fat.
18:35 February 7, 2011 by babychuma
Whoa, you got some harsh beeotches in Sweden!!
19:35 February 7, 2011 by BillyB
Gothenburg girls sound real classy.......
20:14 February 7, 2011 by Tanskalainen
My falunkorv is going to burst! Viking girls turn me on!
21:01 February 7, 2011 by Israeli Jew
I wonder if it is accurate to call/consider "Swedish women" as "women", Simply because there's nothing in common.

Actually, when I talk to some Israeli ladies (My friends) and I mentioned "Swedish women", they get offended.
21:14 February 7, 2011 by Swedesmith
Oh c'mon now. Not all Swedish girls are nasty. My Swedish wife hardly ever beats me up anymore.
01:14 February 8, 2011 by Eric Aker
Right and Tiger Woods ex wife hardly ever beats him anymore either.
01:44 February 8, 2011 by Valdemaratterdag
You know what I tell my Swedish wife who now has two black eyes?

Nothing. She's already been told twice.
11:04 February 8, 2011 by Scambaiter
To Willissteel

You mindless attention-seeking troll. I bet you don't have the guts to stand up in public and air your vile racist prejudices. Chicken sh*t!
14:11 February 8, 2011 by svenne101
he is good man atleast know that he can not hit a woman.
18:55 February 8, 2011 by Tanskalainen
@Swinglish 1 Where I come from only two kinds of males hit girls: gays and "I feel entitled" bullies. Of course if she throws a drink in face that's a different story.
21:06 February 8, 2011 by wenddiver
Good for the Girls for standing up for themselves.
04:46 February 9, 2011 by philster61
Nothing I like more than seeing how "manly" swedish women are and how unmanly Swedish men are.
07:58 February 9, 2011 by gnawu
OMG wenddiver... you congratulate some women for punching a person in the face...after chasing them out on to the street! What is wrong with you? You are no less a cave dweller than she...
19:54 February 9, 2011 by JonnyDee
C'mon now, something's not right about this article...I mean c'mon, I live in Florida "White Trash Capital" of the world - 80% of the scary Walmart pictures you see online are taken in Florida & this would NEVER happen here!

Ive been to Sweden many, many times & yeah, when Swedes party, they get pretty crazy, but not like this, so these two guys are just sitting there eating, minding their own business and 7 women in their 20s burst in & just start beating them up? Sorry, this smells funny.....
00:32 February 10, 2011 by Swinglish 1
@tanskalainen

Not sure what your point is here?
04:38 February 10, 2011 by wenddiver
@gnawu-Definetely, Women have every right to defend their food or anything else. I met my current girlfriend at my MMA (Mixed Martial Arts class) where I fell in love with her graceful Muy Thai kick-boxing. She is a classic English Rose, so yah, her being able to kick the hell out of punks reallysurprised/ impressed this American. I think everybody feels better about themselves who participates in a good fight. Humans are wired that way, your suposed to enjoy punching your enemies. I wish there were more girl gangs, chasing miscreants down the street.

@JohnnyDee- Try the panhandle.
14:39 February 10, 2011 by bob3000
@Israeli

Trolling again I see.

By posting these sad xenophobic comments, with the login name you have chosen, you are letting your country and your people down.

You should change your login name, you are just embarrassing.
16:46 February 12, 2011 by zoroastrina
"Where I come from only two kinds of males hit girls: gays and "I feel entitled" bullies." "tanskalainen" The writer uses a Finnish word to describe himself as a Dane. This seems odd. And 'Swinglish' writes: Where I come from only two kinds of males hit girls: gays and "I feel entitled" bullies. Rubbish, though some gays are extreme misogynists. I

"And while I'm at it, let me mention something that struck me about The Local's introduction to this issue: It remains to be seen how the film will go down with the movie-going public, and how, if at all, the film may affect public discourse about "Swedishness" and the country's relationship with Nazism at a time when Sweden continues to grabble with a new type of transformation - to a globalised, multi-cultural society" ... grapple: Middle English grappel grappling hook, from Old French *grappelle, diminutive of grape hook . First Known Use: 1601;grabble: Dutch grabbelen, from Middle Dutch, frequentative of grabben

First Known Use: circa 1580. The voiced b d g and the unvoiced letters p t k in Indo-European lead to this avoidable confusion.
21:05 March 4, 2011 by Grandson of Swedish Emigrants
Let's see if I have the facts reported correctly.

Dispute over food oder. Police are called. 2 footballers ejected from restaurant. While police watch from car as footballers attacked by female thugs.

Sweden has such a great criminal justice system! (/scarcasm).

What really happened?

Were the police were in the car involved with the ejection of two from the resaurant? If so did the police to try to settle things down by dealing with two rather than a larger number of women? Were they afraid that the women would claim sexual harrasment by the police? Rather than getting to the bottom of what happened, did the police just go for what they thought was easiest? The police then possibly decided to just watch the attack for a while, so they could arrest someone after enough hard evidence (blood, wounds)were available to document what happened.

I thought that when you called the police they were suppose to protect people and maintain both law and order, not just take the course of least resistance.

The more I read about Sweden and its legal system the more I shake my head. SHAME.
Today's headlines
Swimrun
Record win at Sweden's tough island race
Photo: Jakob Edholm/ÖTILLÖ14

Record win at Sweden's tough island race

Two Swedes crushed last year's course record at the Swimrun world championship in Stockholm's archipelago on Monday. READ  

Sweden reveals Academy Award submission
Swedish director Ruben Östlund on set. Photo. TT

Sweden reveals Academy Award submission

The movie set to represent Sweden at the 2015 Academy Awards was revealed on Monday, a film that has already won awards abroad. READ  

Amphetamines
Hidden forest drug stash leads to prosecution

Hidden forest drug stash leads to prosecution

A 53-year-old man has been prosecuted after police in western Sweden made one of their largest drug seizures in the area. READ  

Man shot dead in hunting accident
Photo: Hunter Desportes/Flickr

Man shot dead in hunting accident

UPDATED: Police in northern Sweden say a man was killed on Monday morning after what they described as a "hunting accident". READ  

Pirate Bay Swede's trial set for final stage

Pirate Bay Swede's trial set for final stage

The mother of Swedish Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg has told The Local about her son's "suffering" in jail ahead of the final stages of his trial. READ  

Suspected Ebola case ruled out in Sweden
Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT

Suspected Ebola case ruled out in Sweden

UPDATED: Officials at a Stockholm hospital reported that they had found a suspected case of the Ebola virus on Sunday night. But the case was dismissed on Monday. READ  

Murderer on the loose after breakout

Murderer on the loose after breakout

A 34-year-old man who killed a child is on the run after he broke out of a psychiatric ward in central Sweden. READ  

Skåne floods
Huge clear up underway after Skåne floods
A Malmö bus under water. Photo: Stig Åke Jönsson/TT

Huge clear up underway after Skåne floods

Flood waters subsided in the southern Sweden region of Skåne on Monday, after flash flooding saw chaos on roads and trains at the weekend. READ  

Elections 2014
Sweden's Alliance reveals full manifesto
Photo: Henrik Montgomery/TT

Sweden's Alliance reveals full manifesto

UPDATED: Leaders of the Moderate Party, the Centre Party, the Liberal Party and the Christian Democrats have announced their complete list of election promises in Stockholm's Nacka. READ  

Zlatan scores hat trick in PSG thrashing
Photo: AP

Zlatan scores hat trick in PSG thrashing

Champions Paris Saint-Germain thumped Saint-Etienne 5-0 as Bordeaux saw their 100 percent record at the start of the Ligue 1 season ended on Sunday with a 1-1 draw against Bastia. READ  

RECEIVE OUR NEWSLETTER AND ALERTS
Tech
Sweden's highest peak to lose title next year
Politics
How immigration became a key election issue
Society
Brit's life in Sweden becomes BBC radio show
Gallery
People-watching August 27
Gallery
Top ten false friends in Swedish
Blog updates

25 August

Hit och dit, här och där (The Swedish Teacher) »

" Hej igen! A common challenge for Swedish language students are the location adverbs hit/här, dit/där, hem/hemma etc. Some of the location adverbs come in two versions. We should use one type of location adverb when we use a verb describes where we are, and we should use the other type of location adverb when we the verb..." READ »

 

25 August

The Dollar Store (Blogweiser) »

"A dollar store in Sweden. Blog post: http://t.co/tNuuvcP1q0 #USD #greenbacks #sweden #sverige pic.twitter.com/RHFAYf7U1k — Joel Sherwood (@joeldsherwood) August 23, 2014 There’s a chain here in Sweden called The DollarStore. This name always stood out to me in a country where they don’t use dollars. I went there for the first time this weekend. They actually accepted greenbacks..." READ »

 
 
 
National
Roma advocate scoops Wallenberg prize
Society
Meet the man who made a Swedish store recall its high heels for kids
Business & Money
'How I came to run my own business in Sweden'
Politics
Expert explains why Sweden's election oozes uncertainty
National
City plays Schindler's List theme at Nazi rally
Society
For Stockholm Fashion Week, here's the A-Z of Swedish fashion
National
'Amnesiac' man avoids deportation for ten years
Gallery
Princess Estelle through the years
Business & Money
Swedish city all set for six-hour workday trial
Business & Money
Five golden rules for the Swedish job hunt
Sponsored Article
Graduates: Insure your income in Sweden with AEA
Gallery
People-watching August 22-24
National
Armed royal guards caught (very) drunk on the job
National
Sweden orders textbook on Roma discrimination
Gallery
Violent anti-Nazi demonstrations in Malmö
Society
A closer look at Sweden's five official minority languages
Gallery
See the destruction from the southern Sweden floods
Politics
'Sweden Democrats hold the key to elections'
Society
Swedes celebrate first day of smelly fish season
Sponsored Article
Find out what gives this Swedish school executive appeal
Sponsored Article
Introducing...Your finances in Stockholm
Sponsored Article
Introducing...Housing in Stockholm
Latest news from The Local in Austria

More news from Austria at thelocal.at

Latest news from The Local in Switzerland

More news from Switzerland at thelocal.ch

Latest news from The Local in Germany

More news from Germany at thelocal.de

Latest news from The Local in Denmark

More news from Denmark at thelocal.dk

Latest news from The Local in Spain

More news from Spain at thelocal.es

Latest news from The Local in France

More news from France at thelocal.fr

Latest news from The Local in Italy

More news from Italy at thelocal.it

Latest news from The Local in Norway

More news from Norway at thelocal.no

747
jobs available
Swedish Down Town Consulting & Productions
Swedish Down Town Consulting & Productions is an innovative business company which provides valuable assistance with the Swedish Authorities, Swedish language practice and general communications. Call 073-100 47 81 or visit:
www.swedishdowntown.com
PSD Media
PSD Media is marketing company that offers innovative solutions for online retailers. We provide modern solutions that help increase traffic and raise conversion. Visit our site at:
http://psdmedia.se