In the 33 round of English Premier League, Tottenham defeated Everton, later to that unknown hooligans mocked the monument to legendary Everton player Dixie Dean that is located near Liverpool Stadium.
Vandals set fire to the statue using a flare. To arrest the perpetrators, video from the cameras that recorded the moment was handed over to the police.
Everton wrote official clubs statement regarding this situation:
“Everton is assisting Merseyside Police with questions regarding a flare ignited outside of Goodison Park on the Dixie Dean statue.”
“We ask those with information about this upsetting and disrespectful event to notify Police at Merseyside.”
“Upon review-and cleanup of the monument and the ground-we can happily announce that there has been no permanent harm to the statue of our greatest goal scorer ever-or the floral tributes placed at the foot of the statue.”