NEW YORK - A charity football game between members of the New York Fire Department and New York Police Department ended in a bloody brawl on the 50 yard. The fight started as police officers and firefighters were lining up for the post game handshake. In a matter of seconds the charity game meant to raise money for families turned violent with blood seen dripping down players faces in the video below.
The NYPD issued the following statement:
"Football is a competitive sport, whether it is the NFL Super Bowl or the annual NYPD-FDNY challenge. It is part of the spirit of the sport, but it all ends on the field."