A referee in the Brazilian League was subjected to a strange attack on the field by kicking him in the head as a result of calculating an indirect free kick on the player and early in the second half and an ineffective attack, which caused the referee to lose consciousness and arrest the player on the field, during the Guarani match. São Paulo-RS.
In detail, and according to the Brazilian “Football” website, referee Rodrigo Crivelaro was attacked by player William Ribeiro, from the Sao Paulo-RS team, in a match in the second division competitions of the Gaucho Championship – equivalent to the second degree of Rio Grande do Sul. The ambulance entered and the referee was transferred to a hospital in Financio Aires, in the central region of the state, and the newspaper confirmed that the player Ribeiro was arrested by the military police while he was on the field.
The event took place in the 15th minute in the second half of the match, which was held at Edmundo Fix Stadium, and the video broadcast on the FGF TV channel showed midfielder William Ribeiro, from Sao Paulo, taking a kick in the head of referee Rodrigo Crivelaro, who had already fallen. On the ground.
According to the information published on the Sao Paulo club’s Twitter account, the act of violence occurred moments after Gurrani tried to display a yellow card to the player, without giving any other reason, and the referee left the scene unconscious in an ambulance, and the match was suspended.
The referee was transferred to a hospital in the same city, and the referee was conscious but still in medical care and that was at 11 pm, on the other hand, the player was arrested in the stadium and taken by a military police car on charges of attempted murder.
The moment a referee was attacked in Brazil a few hours ago while displaying a yellow card:
The player was arrested on the pitch and taken to the police station on charges of attempted murder after kicking the referee in the head.
— EPLWORLD (@EPLworld) October 5, 2021
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