Do you have adblock enabled?
If you can read this, either the style sheet didn't load or you have an older browser that doesn't support style sheets. Try clearing your browser cache and refreshing the page.

(Guardian)   Anybody can get a red card for kicking someone on the opposing team. But it takes a special sort of player to get sent off for kicking a medical staffer while he's being carted off the field on a stretcher   (guardian.co.uk) divider line 55
    More: Dumbass, Javier Mascherano, stretchers, World Cup qualifying  
•       •       •

1914 clicks; posted to Sports » on 12 Jun 2013 at 9:29 AM (1 year ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



55 Comments   (+0 »)
   
View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest

Archived thread

First | « | 1 | 2 | » | Last | Show all
 
2013-06-12 09:48:34 PM  
Why was a man kicking at another man with no karate involved?

/LET GO OF MY PURSE! I DONT KNOW YOU!
 
2013-06-12 11:48:45 PM  
Imagine the train of thought going through Javier's head...

"Hey, I'll fold like a French card table to slow down the action."
"Well, that worked like a charm! They're bringing out the medical buggy."
"Wait - he's making a beeline for the sidelines, going way too fast, and he's making me look bad. Crap!"
"He's not a player, and he's not a ref, so fark 'em - I'll kick him & drag my cleats on his shoulder, then yell at him when he stops & turns around. That'll show 'em, friggin' plebe!"
"What!? What did I do to earn a red card? It's not like that guy matters - what the hell!?"
 
2013-06-12 11:53:53 PM  

legion_of_doo: Why was a man kicking at another man with no karate involved?

/LET GO OF MY PURSE! I DONT KNOW YOU!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NOdkMRniig
 
2013-06-13 07:34:37 AM  
RE the cart. Once you go down and receive treatment you must leave the field. You may find that in South America that means you have to get on a cart to stop players timewasting, taking excessive time to 'limp' off.

In Europe we don't use carts and the players generally (in EPL and Spain where I've watched a lot of football) only use a stretcher if they won't be returning. That is they genuinely are farked.
 
2013-06-13 02:13:32 PM  

mos jef: I was watching the game when it happened, and the driver of the cart was doing something to Mascherano's leg with his right hand. I don't know if he was pulling leg hairs, or pinching him or what, but there was definitely something going on.


Except that didn't happen at all. From an interview with Javier:  Mascherano added: "The stretcher buggy was going too fast and I was about to fall. I warned him (the driver) and he ignored me, but what I did was not justified."
 
Displayed 5 of 55 comments

First | « | 1 | 2 | » | Last | Show all

View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest


This thread is archived, and closed to new comments.

Continue Farking
Submit a Link »
Advertisement
On Twitter





In Other Media


  1. Links are submitted by members of the Fark community.

  2. When community members submit a link, they also write a custom headline for the story.

  3. Other Farkers comment on the links. This is the number of comments. Click here to read them.

  4. Click here to submit a link.

Report