Argentine Soccer Player Knocks Out Ref with a Left Hook (Video)
Here’s a clip that’s short and sweet. The little context we have is an opposing player on the ground and a ref holding up a yellow card. A player seems to object to that yellow card by marching with purpose up to the ref, but he’s not the one that lays him out. That would be Argentine soccer player “Green #2” (we’ll call him) who, amid a cluster of 4-5 players, just blindsides the unlucky ref with a punch that sends him down immediately.
I’m not sure what else there is to say. It’s a hazard of the trade for refs in countries that take soccer REALLY seriously.
Then the men in black storm the field, which can’t be a good thing. I don’t know if they’re cops, but in this instance, you’d think the perp would almost hope they’re cops. Cause if they’re other guys, we might not see this Argentine soccer player again.
Hat Tip – [Deadspin]