Legends Cup football almost ended in a scandal

In Moscow in the arena in “Luzhniki” ended with the final match of the Cup of legends between team Russia and team stars. The Russians lost to the rival with the score 5:6. The game was interrupted for ten minutes after leaving the field to foreign players because of disagreement with the decision of the referee.

With the score 4:4 the chief judge Alexander Ponomarev showed two red cards to John Arne Riise and Yossi Banauna for arguing with the referee. It did not suit the national team stars, which is in full force left the field.

as a result of long negotiations, the rival of Russians back in the game, but the referee overturned the red card, replacing it with yellow.

the Russian Team lost for the first time in the international friendly tournament. Until the Russians 11 times in a row became the winners of the Cup of legends.