Football referee was hit - level 2

Football referee was hit - level 2

01-05-2013 14:00

An Indonesian football player hit a referee in the face during an important football match. The attack was filmed.

The score of the match was 1:1 and the referee gave a penalty only 8 minutes before the end. One of the players didn’t agree with that penalty. So he got angry and he hit the referee. The referee had to go to the hospital because he was bleeding from his nose.

The match had to be stopped for 15 minutes. Then a new referee came and gave the player a red card. The player will be probably not play for many matches as a punishment for the aggressive action.

Interesting words: referee (person who make sure that the rules of a game are followed), punishment (something that is done to punish somebody).

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