• Referee killed after being attacked by player he red carded

    Referee killed after being attacked by player he red carded

    An amateur footballer in Mexico, who is now reportedly on the run from police, allegedly head-butted the match official after being shown a red card.

    A footballer in Mexico is accused of inadvertently killing a referee after being sent off during an amateur fixture in Tulancingo.

    The Sunday league contest, taking place in the state of Hildalgo, was marred by an incident sparked by the brandishing of a red card.

    Ruben Rivera Vazquez allegedly became so incensed with the decision that he head-butted […]