There are unusual and strange penalties, but the one that took place this Saturday in Argentine soccer enters the list of the most incredible, hence the video is already viral throughout the world. The referee gave the order to goalkeeper Ignacio Chicco to Colon to get out of the goal, but after moving the ball with his foot his partner appeared Paolo Goltz, who caught the ball with his hands to place it and take it out.
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The innocence of the soccer player made the players of Independent They quickly demanded that maximum penalty from the referee, since obviously the player committed an infraction since the ball was in play. The arbitrator, who in the first instance did not indicate anything, After talking with the VAR room, he ended up whistling the penalty in the midst of a great controversy, although there was really little doubt, since the goalkeeper had already put the ball into play and the defender later caught it with his hands.