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Worst ref decision of all time?

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Controversy at the FIFA Women’s World Cup as referee Gyoengyi Gaal missed the most blatant handball in the history of the known universe. An Australian attack sees the ball richocheting around the penalty area before an Equatorial Guinea defender, bizarrely, decides to pick the ball up. Penalty? Nope. The ref somehow misses it and waves play on to general astonishment from the Ozzies.

 

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