Soccer fan throws TV from third floor

Warsaw - A Polish man could face up to 500 zloty ($140) in fines for throwing his TV out the window after Russia scored a goal in their game against Poland in the Euro 2012 football tournament, local media reported on Wednesday.

The man from Sosnowiec, southern Poland, threw his TV out his third-floor window when Poland's bitter rival Russia scored the first goal of the match, reported TVN 24.

Russia's Sergei Ignashevich challenges Poland's Jakub Blaszczykowski (right) during their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match at the National Stadium in Warsaw. Credit: Reuters

Nobody was injured when the TV crashed to the ground, police said.

Police added that the man was under the influence of alcohol.

The man was taken to a sobering station, and he did not see Poland score the equaliser in the second half of the match. - Sapa-dpa