The Brazilian Gremio player refused to return the yellow card to the referee for his objection to the decision taken in favor of his team in a match that brought Gremio with its guest Corinthians Paulista, which ended with the visiting team winning 1-0 in a match in the 18th round of the Brazilian Football League.
In detail, the match that brought the two teams together witnessed a controversial arbitration case in the penultimate minute of the original time of the meeting, and during the delay of the host in the result, as Gremio striker Diego de Souza Andrade was fouled by the opponent’s goalkeeper outside the penalty area, and the striker demanded to show the red card In the face of the goalkeeper, but the referee was satisfied with the yellow card.
The player did not find a way to object to the decision except to withdraw the “stealing” yellow card from the referee’s hand in protest against his decision, and refused to return it to him, and after a period of attempts the referee surprised him by taking out another yellow card from his pocket.
The match ended without a goal for Corinthians Paulista, to raise its score after this victory to 27 points, and advanced to the sixth place in the league table, while Gremio’s balance after this defeat stopped at 16 points and is in the eighteenth place on the league standings.
‘Return my card’
“You could be if I had another”
Diego Sousa got the yellow card and complained a lot and didn’t want to return it to referee Ricardo Marquez Ribeiro!
An intriguing scene in Corinthians’ 1-0 win over Gremio pic.twitter.com/UtvoZcV0U2
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