Spain's first openly gay soccer referee has decided to quit after continuously enduring homophobic abuse from the sport's fans. Puedo amar mi homosexualidad con el arbitraje!! StopHomofobia rojadirectahomofobia. In one incident , Tomillero said a soccer fan shouted "You can stick the goal up your arse, you fucking poof" after he gave a penalty during a game last Saturday, The Guardian reported.
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Football Technology Homepage. The role of the VAR is to assist the referee to determine whether there was an infringement that means a goal should not be awarded. As the ball has crossed the line, play is interrupted so there is no direct impact on the game. The role of the VAR is to ensure that no clearly wrong decisions are made in conjunction with the award or non-award of a penalty kick. The role of the VAR is to ensure that no clearly wrong decisions are made in conjunction with sending off or not sending off a player.
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Congratulations to the referee in the Netherlands who scored a goal against the Harkemase Boys football club on Saturday. Nog nooit meegemaakt dit pic. One of the defenders tried to clear the ball away from the goal but kicked it right at the referee and the ball bounced back into the goal. After a second, the referee signaled that the goal counted much to the dismay of Harkemase players. Unfortunately for the Harkemase Boys, the referee made the correct call.
Although the rugby community was accepting of his sexuality, Michael Jones said he believes his game career would have come to a halt if his fellow referees and officials knew he was battling the virus. I believe if I'd divulged my HIV-positive status, my career would have ended then and there,' he added. Michael Jones pictured , a gay year-old retired NRL referee from Sydney, said although he was open about his sexuality during his game career, he chose not to reveal his HIV positive status. The year-old from Sydney, who was diagnosed in , said he worried his co-workers would be fearful they would contract HIV, although it is highly unlikely. Mr Jones, who retired in , said Stephen's death and his own status pushed him to reach his goal of becoming one of the top referees in the NRL but it wasn't easy.