State College police said they plan to file charges against a 21-year-old Penn State student who allegedly assaulted a 19-year-old victim during an argument over soccer.
Lt. Mark Argiro said police received a call from Mount Nittany Medical Center at 4:21 a.m. Saturday after the victim entered the hospital with a fat lip, chipped tooth and bruised cheek.
The victim, also a Penn State student, told police that the suspect began to assault him at 321 Fraternity Row, after a heated discussion about World Cup soccer.
The suspect told police the victim insulted his favorite team, Brazil, Argiro said.
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Argiro said police would file assault and harassment charges against the suspect.