Jun. 8, 2017
If you haven’t heard about Roy Larner yet, he’s the British football fan that is being called a hero for his actions last week at the Borough Market near London Bridge. When three terrorists entered the Black and Blue Steakhouse waving knives and shouting “Islam! Islam!” Larner charged them, throwing stools and glasses and swinging at them with his fists. Ultimately they left the restaurant, with Larner in pursuit and bleeding from at least 8 stab wounds (he is presently recovering in hospital). He may have saved numerous lives by his actions.
Larner wasn’t the only unarmed civilian or police officer that fought with the terrorists, who killed 7 and injured 48 before they were finally and permanently stopped by armed police. But what seems to have placed Larner in the eye of the media is what he said to the terrorists:
“I took a few steps towards them and said, ‘F\*\*\* you, I’m Millwall’. So they started attacking me.”
> Mr Larner added: “I stood in front of them trying to fight them off. Everyone else ran to the back.
> “I was on my own against all three of them, that’s why I got hurt so much.
> “It was just me, trying to grab them with my bare hands and hold on. I was swinging.
> “I got stabbed and sliced eight times. They got me in my head, chest and both hands. There..