Video: Dutch midfielder hacks down referee with stealthy two-footed tackle from behind

Posted by Chris Wright

Presumably as retribution for a couple of iffy decisions, RKC Waalwijk midfielder Jeff Stan took his opportunity to hack down the referee from behind with a picture-perfect, double-footed tackle against NEC Nijmegen on Sunday afternoon and make it all look like a completely innocent accident!

With Stan haring toward a pass from a teammate, the ref unwittingly wandered straight into the RKC midfielder's path and, as he attempted to change direction, duly slipped and proceeded to absolutely nobble the unsuspecting official with the kind of challenge that usually results in a three-match ban...

Ooof! Get down and stay down!

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