Karer Bellarabi of Bayer Leverkusen and Stuttgart Roberto Massimo drifted into a small squabble in a match between teams on Saturday.
The duo ran towards the ball and in the fight, Bellarabi tipped Massimo into the grass surface. Despite having a free kick in a decent position 11 minutes in, Stimogart tried a variation that brought the ball through to the other end of the penalty area.
Bellarabi pushed Massimo’s hand away, after which the duo were already facing each other.
Bellarabi then surprised everyone and decided to grab Massimo by the nose. Massimo was dismayed and jerked himself off. Bellarab’s trick can be considered surprising, as the coronavirus is rampant in the world and people are advised to avoid unnecessarily touching their own faces.
Bellarabi left the field and did not come to the referee despite several prompts. Eventually, Bellarab’s teammates had to push him to the referee. Both players received a warning for the noise.
Stuttgart’s free-kick rose to a 1-1 draw when Now Kalajdzic puski Phillipp Klementin sent the center Leverkusen past Lukas Hradecký to the wigs of the net. The match also ended with these readings.
Bellarab’s trick spoke after the match.
– I only saw it after the match. I have to say it was stupid, Leverkusen’s head coach Peter Bosz commented You know by.
– If Roberto had fallen, the situation would have become a red card. I am proud that he is done, the Stuttgart coach Pellegrino Matarazzo in turn stated.
Sports Director of Stuttgart Sven Mislintatilla however, there was a different view of the Bellarab rapture.
– I don’t think it should have become the same punishment for both.