Verona fans in shocking swastika gesture

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Hellas Verona's Ultras chose to park their cars in the shape of a swastika during a fan outing.

Hellas Verona's history has been dogged by racist incidents and the club are facing another scandal.

Verona is known as a hotbed of racial tension and some fans of the city's most supported club Hellas use the team as a way to express extreme right-wing views.

The club were condemned for swastika banners at matches and in one shameful incident once hung the mannequin of a black player during a game.

La Gazzetta dello Sport has reported on another shocking incident that took place at a celebration held by Hellas Verona supporters.

An aerial photograph of the event shows 16 cars in the car park aligned to create the symbol of the swastika.

The party was being held to mark the end of the season and it is reported that a number of right-wing bands were asked to play.

The image of the cars parked has spread across social networks, meeting with widespread anger and condemnation.

Verona is also home to two other clubs, Serie A minnows Chievo and lower league side Virtus Verona - a club set up as an anti-fascist, anti-racist and anti-homophobic club.

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