A brutal kick ended up injuring two Olimpia players in the match for the eighth day of the Honduran Apertura Tournament against Marathon. The soccer player André Orellana, who apparently incorporated the spirit of the brave Portuguese defender Pepe, made a criminal attack on the soccer players Germán Pineda and Carlos Mejía.
As could be seen in the clip that went viral on social networks, The referee, Selvin Brown, did not hesitate and showed the player a direct red card for “abrupt and serious” play.
“I think it was a play where the momentum and courage for the game won me (…) Germán Mejía told me that nothing was happening, that he loves me and that it was part of the game, that I should not lose my DNA and keep working, I have a lot to keep growing. And I talked to the teacher too. And well, I just apologize to both institutions, both the Marathon and Olimpia,” said the soccer player in statements to media ten.
The curious note is that Orellana He is a player whose chip belongs to Olimpia and is on loan at Marathón. I mean, he almost ended the careers of two of his teammates.
Finally, the match was won by Olimpia by the slightest difference thanks to a goal from Kevin Josué López in the 84th minute.
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