Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Don't let Pepe near the family jewels
by Samuel Charles, December 14th, 2012 12:24AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  video

MOST COMMENTED

[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Answering Jermaine Jones' grassroots campaign to assume his coveted title as the world's dirtiest player, Pepe proved who the real hall of fame hatchet man is in Real Madrid's embarrassing Copa del Rey loss on Wednesday.

Two things to know, today’s clip is only nine seconds long, and don’t forget your cup, please continue.

A late goal flattered Madrid’s 2-1 loss to newly promoted Celta Vigo during the first of two legs, and Madrid boss Jose Mourinho was livid after the game.

"There are players who have disappointed me," Mourinho said. "Some didn't want to play because it was cold, raining and only a Copa match."

Pepe, as you’ll see, brought his A game. The unfortunate supporting actor in our film is Celta’s Roberto Lago, who is still wondering how the Portugese madman wasn’t ejected, or at least carded -- this was not even a foul.

If this wasn’t one of the dirtiest players of his generation, you might think this was an accident. Ouch …



2 comments
  1. I w Nowozeniuk
    commented on: December 14, 2012 at 10:43 a.m.
    Even Gentile the "Butcher of Juve" in the 1970s didn't go for the family jewels...Pepe should be sanctioned for at least three games and a hefty fine.
  1. Kent James
    commented on: December 14, 2012 at 1:18 p.m.
    Boy, that's pretty unbelievable. I'm sure the referee couldn't imagine a player actually doing that, but that should be a very serious post-game suspension and fine.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
NWSL: Reign's Fishlock sidelined with fractured tibia    
Jess Fishlock, an NWSL Best XI pick in each of her three seasons with the Seattle ...
MLS Week 9: Weekend schedule    
One of five Saturday afternoon matches features the Montreal Impact, first in the Eastern Conference, against ...
Soccer gets new Vegas pitchman: David Beckham    
A surprise pitchman at Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis' Thursday meeting with Las Vegas government officials ...
MLS Countdown: FC Dallas looks to rebound quickly    
FC Dallas, which plays at the New York Red Bulls in a battle of 2015 conference ...
Alex Morgan flexes her social media muscle    
If U.S. women's national team players want to show off their clout to make their case ...
What They're Saying: Seattle Sounders sports scientist Dave Tenney    
"One of the biggest red flags we have is guys that have kids. Almost across the ...
U.S. U-19 men fall to Slovakia on the way to final    
The Brad Friedel-coached U.S. U-19 men's national team, having already clinched a spot in the Slovakia ...
Video Pick: Dog invades field, kisses player    
The hound who ran onto the field during a Copa Libertadores game seemed especially happy to ...
What They're Saying: Tweet from Argentine club Tigre    
"Carrying the club inside you won't just be a metaphor." -- Tweet from Argentine club Tigre ...
Awards: Club America's Sambueza takes top CCL honor    
Captain Rubens Sambueza, who provided seven assists in nine starts in leading Club America to the ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives