Charities and campaign groups have today put pressure on Madrid's authorities and UEFA to act after PSV Eindhoven fans humiliated women beggars in Madrid's Plaza Mayor on Tuesday.
The Dutch supporters, who were in the Spanish capital ahead of , threw coins at begging women while others burned bank notes in front of them.
Having thrown coins on the floor, the drunken fans cheered heartlessly as the women - mainly understood to be refugees - chased the money that could help feed their families, as well as reports of racial abuse.
The pressure group (Movement against Intolerance) have called the actions a "hate crime" and asked for the local authorities to pursue the Dutch supporters for what they call "a racist humiliation" of the victims.
"The authorities have to investigate this using recordings and witness statements," a spokesman said.
"With collaboration from the Dutch embassy we need to identify those who perpetrated these actions."
They also called on UEFA to act, with the European governing body's disciplinary code allowing sanctions when "the human dignity of a group or person is insulted in any way, including skin colour, race, religion or ethnic origin."
It is not the first time Dutch fans have left an unhappy trail across Europe,
A spokesman for PSV supporters, Harrie Timmermans, callously pointed out that "at least the beggars are better off, financially".
Authorities and UEFA asked to take measures against PSV fans for beggar humiliation in Madrid
On Wednesday, the Movement against Intolerance - put pressure on the authorities responsible for hate crimes to that was seen yesterday against homeless people from Romania in Madrid's Plaza Mayor by PSV Eindhoven fans.
pursue: follow in order to capture.
Chase: follow rapidly, pursue
callous: insensitive, uncaring, unsympathetic /callously: brutally, cruelly, heartlessly
be better off: be in better circumstances, more fortunate happier.
To beg: ask for money or charityTo require: order sb to do sth, demand, especially with authority