In many European countries, ultras are traditionally a club’s most passionate fans, traveling to all the games and making the most noise in support.
For many ultra groups in Germany, in particular, being a fan goes hand in hand with certain political themes. They support anti-racism campaigns and demonstrate against commercialization. That does not fit with the hooligans’ ethos, as it goes against their macho and violent world. (…)
Members of the GnuHonnters are easy prey. Like many right-wing extremists, they have a common enemy: They also consider the often left-wing orientated ultras a bane.