Wanchope involved in pitchside brawl

Costa Rica coach Paulo Wanchope was involved in a brawl as he watched his nation's under-23 side play an Olympic qualifier against Panama on Tuesday.

The former Derby County, West Ham, Manchester City and Malaga forward, 39, appeared to retaliate after being pushed by a man, video footage shows.

It is not clear if the man, who attempts to kick and punch Wanchope, was a member of the public or a steward at the game in Panama City, which ended 0-0.

The struggle ended when security guards intervened to pull the pair apart.

Wanchope later resigned as national coach.

Footage courtesy of @yasilka09.

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