Football, a sport full of anecdotes
As we have been counting since we started this particular project is Colgadosporelfutbol, world football, It is full of stories and curious anecdotes like the one experienced in the match between Steaua Bucharest and the Bulgarian Ludogorets belonging to the previous Champions 2014/15. Defender box Bulgaria, Cosmin Moti, He became unlikely hero after replacing the goalkeeper from his team sent off in the last minute of extra time. The player, Romanian to make matters worse, He eliminated his countrymen stopping two penalties in the penalty being an outfield player. Here we have other curious anecdotes.
Two champions in Georgia
As the saying no this time no winners or losers. The Georgian Zestafoni Metallurg and staged the story of the last day of the league 2011/12 the end of the league championship the country with the same points (55) and the same victories, so after the last game of the league both teams celebrated the title as if only one of them had obtained the triumph. In fact, to make it more surreal, it seems that even the popular song “We are the champions” It rang through the speakers of both sets stadiums.
This curious story was because both clubs refused to give his rival the title, since the regulation of Georgian Football Federation did not provide any other possibility to determine the champion that number of points and wins.
Luisao pushed the referee that he fainted as if Mike Tyson would have beaten
They played Benfica and Fortuna Düsseldorf, a typical summer friendly, when the minute 39, the match referee expelled Javi García. Luisao, Benfica captain, He launched ran towards the referee to protest the expulsion of teammate. In an action that images do not make it very clear, Luizao seems to push the referee, Christian Fischer, perhaps exaggerating quite, thunderstruck fell to the ground as if it had hit him Myke Tyson. Quickly, the players of both teams and linesmen came to help the referee, that required the medical assistance apparently apparently, unconscious.
The match was abandoned. On leaving the stadium, Luizao, He defended his innocence, He is arguing that he had done nothing. “I did not want to attack him. I tried to put myself in front of my teammates and the referee fell. “I fear no punishment and continue behaving like. It is unfortunate the attitude of the referee”, He argued the player. In Spain, As we tell, A similar case lived between Ceballos and Prados García.
The Uniao Leiria was presented with 8 players in a match of the Portuguese League
It happened on the day 28 Sagres League of Portugal season 2011-2012. Bottom club, Uniao Leiria starred in the one of the images of the year to play a whole match against Feirense with only 8 players. The economic problems had worsened last place during the week before the game because of the termination of the contract 16 players in the squad for unpaid wages in their last three months.
As a lesser evil and to avoid a penalty ( the minimum for forcing the rules to jump into the lawn are 7), There were eight players who went on to face. And they did so badly. They lost 0-4, but up to the minute 45 visitors were unable to open the can.