Europa League: Copenhagen star sends policeman flying in wild celebrations at Celtic

Copenhagen star Michael Santos CHARGED with alleged assault on policeman after sending officer flying to the ground during crazy celebrations at Parkhead as they knocked Celtic out of the Europa League

Policeman was sent flying when he tried to break up Copenhagen’s celebrationsThe Copenhagen players ran over to their fans after scoring to go 2-1 aheadMichael Santos shoved a policeman after sprinting over to join in celebrationsSantos has since been charged for alleged assault along with a member of staff The Danish side knocked Celtic out of the Europa League on Thursday night 

Copenhagen striker Michael Santos has been charged for alleged assault on a policeman after pushing an officer over during wild celebrations in Thursday night’s Europa League victory over Celtic. 

Santos, who had opened the scoring at Parkhead, was captured by TV cameras flooring a policeman after running over to celebrate Pep Biel’s late goal.

A large group of officers were stationed in front of the travelling supporters and the altercation appeared to happen as police attempted to subdue Copenhagen’s celebrations. 

Copenhagen star Michael Santos has been charged for alleged assault on a police officer

Policeman circled was sent flying by Santos after trying to subdue Copenhagen's celebrations

Policeman circled was sent flying by Santos after trying to subdue Copenhagen’s celebrations

Police got involved after Copenhagen stars ran towards their fans to celebrate Pep Biel's goal

Police got involved after Copenhagen stars ran towards their fans to celebrate Pep Biel’s goal

The officer circled was decked by Santos as he sprinted over to join in the celebrations

The officer circled was decked by Santos as he sprinted over to join in the celebrations

Police Scotland confirmed on Friday that Santos and a member of the Copenhagen staff were both charged in connection with an alleged assault.  



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