Mateu Lajos announces retirement as referee / AFP
Spanish referee Antonio Mateu Lajos. After the season ended, he announced his retirement as a referee.
Lahoze, who took center stage in the World Cup, was a tournament where cards were scarce. He maintained a style of pep talk from side to side without feeling guilty.He did it in a duel between Argentina and the Netherlands, scoring a total of 15 cautions in 120 minutes of play.
Already after the World Cup he came back with everything. In his last three matches, he has shown 31 yellow cards and 4 red cards. One of the sent-offs was Sevilla’s DT Jorge Sampaoli, who had to leave the field 18 minutes into the Copa del Rey against Linares.
After that meeting, I learned that The 45-year-old will retire at the end of this season. and stay away from arbitration forever.
Controversy between Messi and Argentina.
Messi criticized him after controversy during World Cup in Qatar in the war against the Netherlands.
“It’s not up to scratch. FIFA can’t put a referee like that. He added 10 minutes… a foul he charged… It looked like they wanted to tie the score,” Messi said. rice field.
later, “Dib” Martinez He continued in the same vein against the Spanish referee.
“They end up coming to me twice. I don’t know what the referee charged but he gave 10 minutes. The truth is by far the worst referee in the Cup,” he said. .
Lahoz has been a controversial referee in Spain during the classics between Real Madrid and Barcelona. He sent off Sergio Ramos on numerous occasions.