WATCH: Fights between players and referees
AFP / Hector Retamal
US referee Jair Marrufo awards a penalty in favour of Chile during the Copa America Centenario football tournament match against Bolivia in Foxborough, Massachusetts, United States, on June 10, 2016
Things turn to get heated on the football pitch from time to time especially when nothing seems to go your way.
Referees’ questionable decisions sometimes lead to players retaliating at the official.
Phakaaathi has compiled a list of insane fights between the officials and players.
From players chasing the assistant referee into the tunnel, to a referee wielding a gun to keep the peace on the football field.