In Salt Lake City (USA) died amateur league football referee Ricardo Portillo after the attack, 17-year-old football player during a match.
As the site says police Utah, the tragedy was played on April 27 while playing in the field Teylorville on behalf of Eisenhower High School
Portillo showed "yellow card" goalkeeper, who was pushing an opponent with his hands. Enraged by this decision, the young man ran up to the referee, writes the violation in a notebook, and punched him in the face.
After impact, the man sat down on the ground, his start vomiting blood. In the critical condition of the arbitrator was hospitalized, but in the hospital, he fell into a coma and died a few days later.
Currently teenager was arrested and is in the center on the content of minors. Since he has not yet 18 years old, the police did not disclose his name.
Portillo — not the first victim of the aggression of young players. A similar incident occurred last year in Holland at the junior national championship game. Then the 15-16-year-old Amsterdam team "Noyv slot" brutally beaten touch judge Richard Novehuyzena.
41-year-old referee tried in vain to escape from the angry thugs, but he was caught and continued to beat him. Novehuyzen got to the hospital and died a few hours later.