Brazilian referee beheaded for stabbing soccer player

The referee, 20, stabbed a player for shoving him during a game, and crazed fans retaliated


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MARANHAO, Brazil — Crazed fans beheaded a football referee — then placed his head on a stake in the middle of the pitch.

Trouble flared at the game in Maranhao, Brazil, when referee Otavio Jordao da Silva, 20, stabbed a player who shoved him when a decision went against him.

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