The match between Guarani de Financio Aires and Sao Paulo de Rio Grande, was interrupted by the access department, Monday night, after an attack by player William Ribeiro, of Sao Paulo, against referee Rodrigo Crivelaro. In the 14th minute of the second half, when Guarani was winning 1-0, the athlete pushed the referee who had already been kicked to the ground.
Crivelaro lost consciousness after the attack, which left the athletes on the field desperate and seeking medical help. Still unconscious, the referee was taken in an ambulance to the city hospital, where he later regained consciousness.
William Ribeiro, in turn, was taken to the police station by the military brigade. After waiting for more than 30 minutes, the match was officially stopped.
On social media, the Gaucho Football Association expressed its regret for what happened in the match. In a note, the French Football Federation wished referee Rodrigo Crivelaro a speedy recovery.
The Gaucho Football Association regrets the assault of referee Rodrigo Crivelaro by player William Ribeiro, in the match between Tweet embed NS Tweet embed , at Edmundo Fix Stadium, for the 12th round of the Gauchão Serie A2. FGF wishes Rodrigo Crivelaro to recover quickly pic.twitter.com/kSRjhhnB6C
Gaucho Football Federation (OficialFGF) October 5, 2021
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