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Don't let Pepe near the family jewels
by Samuel Charles, December 14th, 2012 12:24AM

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[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.


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