Shocking moment German amateur football player hits the referee with one punch after receiving a red card
- The incident took place on Wednesday during the Kreisliga competition in Munster, Germany
- Twenty-eight-year-old soccer player Hayri G. received the second book from a referee
- Annoyed by the decision, he beat Niels C., 28, who then crashes to the ground
- The referee was transported by helicopter to a hospital after the brutal blow
This is the shocking moment when a football player brutally beats a referee with one blow after receiving a red card.
Violence broke out during the Kreisliga match in Munster, Germany between FSV Munster and TV Semd on Sunday.
Twenty-eight-year-old footballer Hayri G. received a second booking from referee Niels C., 22, in the 85th minute and received his marching orders.
Twenty-eight-year-old soccer player Hayri G. hit referee Niels C., 22, in the 85th minute after receiving a red card
Video shows the moment when Niels C. gets the red card and while he is still raising his hand high in the air, he is brutally slapped in the face by the football player.
After throwing the vicious punch, Hayri G. is spotted as he runs away from the scene while other players walk towards the referee.
Local media coverage Niels C. was unconscious immediately after receiving the blow, but regained consciousness shortly thereafter.
He was transported by helicopter to a hospital where tests were conducted to see the extent of the injury. His specific injuries are unclear.
The score was then 2-0 in favor of the visitors, but the game was suspended after the incident.
The referee falls to the ground after the punch. He was transported by helicopter to a hospital where tests were conducted to see the extent of the injury
The competition director Theo Greiner told local media: & # 39; This is absolutely unacceptable and of course very regrettable. & # 39;
He went on to say: & # 39; This worries me a lot & # 39; and assures him that the footballer will have a & # 39; exemplary penalty & # 39; gets.
There have been no reports of an open investigation or possible imprisonment.
The incident comes after the Berlin Football Association has canceled all matches in the Berlin League, the highest football competition exclusively in the German capital and sixth level of German football.
The games were canceled after the league referees had announced that they were going to strike this weekend due to a peak in violence against referees after 53 incidents had been reported this season alone.
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