The referee who took out 18 yellow cards at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar leaves Qatar.
On the 12th (Korean time), the British Daily Mail quoted the Spanish media ‘Cope’ and said, “Lionel Messi (Paris Saint-Germain) has fulfilled his wish.” After the World Cup stage, I headed home.”
Lahoz refereeed the match between Argentina and the Netherlands in the quarterfinals of the World Cup held at Lusail Stadium in Qatar on the 10th. At the time, he drew attention by taking out 18 yellow cards in this match alone. Right after the penalty shoot-out, a red card came out.
The game was tied at 2-2 for 120 minutes until extra time, and Argentina won the match by 4PK after a penalty shoot-out.
In the match, Argentina received 10 yellow cards and the Netherlands received 8. The players received 16 cards, and the remaining 2 cards were received by two coaches in the bench-clearing situation between the players at the end of the second half. The record 메이저사이트 of 18 yellow cards in one World Cup match is the highest in history. The previous record was a match between the Netherlands and Portugal in the Round of 16 of the 2006 World Cup in Germany, where both teams received 16 yellow cards.
Right after the quarter-final match, Argentine captain Lionel Messi expressed strong anger at the referee Lahoz, who constantly took out cards rather than revealing the joy of victory.
“I’m so happy and relieved to win but we suffered so much because of the way the game was played,” Messi said. He strongly criticized, saying, “It is not a referee of the level suitable for the World Cup. I can say that he is the worst referee in the World Cup. It is not right to put a referee who is not up to the standard in a game like this.” He further argued that “someone needs to sanction (referee Lahoz)”.
In the end, according to Messi’s wishes, the Lahoz referee will not be in charge of the remaining quarterfinals, 3rd and 4th place decisions, and final judges.
The Daily Mail said, “Referee Lahoz did not receive good reviews from both the Dutch and Argentine teams,” and “FIFA seems to have granted Messi’s wish.”
Meanwhile, the semifinals of this tournament will be played between Argentina and Croatia (on the 14th) and France and Morocco (on the 15th). The final will be held at Lusail Stadium on the 19th at 0:00.