The video appears to show Cam Newton fighting at a youth football event

A video surfaced Sunday of what appears to be 2015 NFL MVP Cam Newton involved in a scuffle during a 7-on-7 youth football tournament in Atlanta.

It appears to show Newton, wearing one of his custom-made hats, being pushed by three people to the top of a flight of stairs before being pushed, pushed and grabbed towards the fence line. The video lasts less than 30 seconds before the altercation is broken up by a police officer and event security at the We Ball Sports x DynastyU 7v7 match at Best Academy.

Newton, the No. 1 pick in the 2011 NFL draft out of Auburn, doesn't look like he's throwing any punches in the video and looks like he's chasing threes. A punch was thrown in Newton's direction, but it's unclear if the punch landed at the former quarterback.

It is not known what caused the dispute.

Newton is from Atlanta. Runs C1N, an organization established in 2021, according to Newton's website, focuses on developing the skills of young athletes in football by providing opportunities to compete at the highest level through 7-on-7 tournaments and other events. The organization's mission is to create an environment that promotes growth and development on and off the field by helping young athletes achieve their goals in soccer and life, according to the website.

C1N plays tournaments across the country.

Newton's under-15 team won the championship at the event, A Newton's post on X.

Attempts by The Associated Press to reach Newton's representatives Sunday night were unsuccessful.

Newton hasn't played in the NFL since 2021, when he spent part of the season with the Carolina Panthers, the same team that drafted him.

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Newton spent 11 seasons in the NFL, throwing for over 32,000 yards and 194 touchdowns. He ran for 75 TDs during his time with the Panthers and New England Patriots.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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