Memphis Depay was attacked along with Lyon teammates right after fans dared to storm the pitch in their Ligue 1 clash with Bastia.
Mind-blowing footage illustrated the very moment the former Manchester United legend was assaulted by rival fans, who tried to attack the Lyon players before their Ligue 1 clash.
Mathieu Gorgelin, Lyon keeper was found in the middle of a group of invaders before stewards managed to hold off angry fans.
Sportsmen were rushed down the tunnel, a gate closed behind them because the chaos kept unrolling.
The two sides were expected to kick off at Armand Cesari, at 4pm until flocks of fans broke through to the pitch and generated chaos.
As reports state, Lyon didn’t want to play the fixture as a result of the accident, though since that time the game has kicked off almost an hour late.
Shocking footage revealed rival sets of crazy fans clashing in extremely violent scenes before their Europa League match to be held in France.