Referee Mark Geiger is the second of partiality accused

Radamel Falcao has after the elimination of Colombia in the world cup hard out at the American referee Mark Geiger.

Mark Geiger © Belga Image

According to the Colombian captain whistled the ref in favor of the English, who Tuesday night in Moscow after penalties to get, and so doorstootten to the quarter finals.

“I found it strange that they have an American referee aanduidden, also because he is a suspension behind the back”, said the 32-year-old striker from AS Monaco in the mixed zone of the stadium of Spartak Moscow. ‘I stay with a lot of questions. He also spoke only English. I don’t know more.’

“It is quite clear that, whenever there is a questionable case was, he was in favor of England whistled. It is a shame that he was in the eighth-finals should take office’, he continued an angry Falcao.


Mark Geiger was in 2015 for six months suspended after he was in the semi-finals of the Gold Cup between Panama and Mexico a number of questionable decisions had been taken. This was the world CHAMPIONSHIPS, there was controversy surrounding the referee after a Moroccan international, he has had accused the jersey of Ronaldo to have asked during the rest of Morocco-Portugal. The FIFA refuted that accusation afterwards.


England came against Colombia the lead after a penalty converted by Harry Kane. Geiger put the ball on the spot after a clear violation of Carlos Sanchez. Deep into added time made Yerry Mina equal but the English won yet after penalty shoot-out.

“We leave the tournament with their heads. We have an entire contest to achieve this. In the penalty shoot-out, we had it as well. This hurts, but such is football”, decided to Falcao.

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