VANCOUVER, British Columbia (WCCO) — As if to prove that some grudges last a lifetime, there was a brawl between two former football players, both now 73 years old, over the weekend.

The fight happened at the Canadian Football League’s alumni luncheon in Vancouver, British Columbia Friday evening.

Former British Columbia Lions quarterback Joe Kapp, who was also once quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings, and former Hamilton Tiger-Cats defensive lineman Angelo Mosca were the parties involved in the row.

Reports say their rivalry extends all the way back to 1963, when, during the 1963 Grey Cup (Canada’s version of the Super Bowl), Hamilton won the game. Kapp and the rest of the Lions were upset by what they considered a dirty hit made by Mosca.

Following the game, Kapp refused to shake Mosca’s hand, which kicked off the 48 years’ worth of bad blood between the two.

On Friday, Kapp was seen trying to give Mosca a bouquet of flowers. Reports say Mosca responded with an expletive. From there, it devolved until the two alumni were swinging at each other with their canes.

Following the 1963 incident, Kapp would go on to lead the Vikings to their first-ever playoff appearance in 1968.

Comments (15)
  1. Get the story straight. says:

    Mosca swung with a cane and Kapp finished with his fists!

  2. TL the alligator says:

    Moska should have accepted the gesture as an olive branch yet he just had to respond with an expletive so Kapp just delivered what the idiot earned a long time ago… DO NOT raise your cane against someone after they have offered an act of kindness without expecting there could be some backlash….i hope beat his a…..s,,s good.

  3. J.Allen says:

    Chris Cook will be pounding on old,frail women when he gets old.

  4. JP says:

    This Made my day!

  5. Monica says:

    Funniest thing I have seen in a while, lol

    1. rottdogge says:

      Same here! I almost passed out when Kapp nails him with a follow up.

  6. Markski says:

    Good thing no one broke a hip.

  7. llp says:

    After reading all of the responsence it makes you wonder what is becomming of the human race. I hope that when you get old (If you ever do) no one’s day is “made of” or that they laugh at you. How you treat and respect others is how you treat and respect yourself.

  8. cosmo says:

    Antisocial beahvior knows no age. Is this a surprise?

  9. Mel says:

    What a couple of F%cking morons. Hope you twp OLD doosh bag losers broke your hips.

  10. James says:

    What’s new? The vikings are a bunch of losers and this is the icing on the cake. No wonder they’re risking another blackout threat after losing their support from the public. Hey Ziggy, might want to sell sell sell. Your brand is a CANCER.

    1. brittany says:

      what does the story have to do with the black out or ziggy? your an idiot. its funny and your just a loser! grow up not everything in the world has to do with ziggy. i hope ziggy comes and hits you with a d a m n cane!

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