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Ref red-cards unconscious player for diving

In the latest and perhaps most extreme example of cautioning a victim for diving, a referee in Belgian amateur ball ejected Julien Lecomte as he was being carried off the field on a stretcher.

Lecomte suffered a concussion and three displaced vertebrae while going up for a header and getting elbowed.

The ref showed red because Lecomte had gotten a yellow card earlier in the game.

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