Mexican footballer kills referee with headbutt after receiving red card– See pics!

The prosecutor`s office in the state of Hidalgo was still searching for the player, two days after Sunday`s incident in the village of Santiago Tulantepec.

Updated: Nov 08, 2016, 23:34 PM IST
Mexican footballer kills referee with headbutt after receiving red card– See pics!

New Delhi: A 55-year-old referee died after an angry player headbutted him for calling a foul during an amateur football game in central Mexico, authorities said Tuesday.

The prosecutor`s office in the state of Hidalgo was still searching for the player, two days after Sunday`s incident in the village of Santiago Tulantepec.

The player headbutted the referee after he was called for a foul. The assailant fled when a brawl erupted between the two teams.