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Gil Manzano and the controversial 'gifts' from Real Madrid

Published:9/04/2021 - 23:47h

Updated:9/04/2021 - 23:47h

Gil Manzano starred one of the most controversial cases to referee's level, in the season 2016-2017, after a party of the Real Madrid in front of the Villarreal

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The Real Madrid has a big record in what controversial referee's refers . The madridistas have cost of several 'helps' by part of the referee to achieve his results in the pass of the years, with decisions that finish being inexplicables for big part of the world of the football.

It is not something of this season neither of the previous, but something that has been reported from does a few years and that has been reason of controversies for the rest of teams, in Spain and all Europe, with the Champions League, besides. In LaLiga, in concrete, have starred several controversies in this season (like the penal signalled in the Classical, by fault of Lenglet to Bouquets), but is a history that already has previous chapters, no only in crashes in front of the eternal rival.

In the only Classical that has pitado Gil Manzano, of the season 2014-2015, the Real Madrid won without controversies in front of a Barça that committed a lot of individual errors and that was not put in the party. The consistency and pressure of the directed by Carlo Ancelotti translated in goals, so that Christian equalised the marker to fault of ten minutes for the end of the first part and, later,P epe and Benzema ensured the victory for the madridista. Neymar Jr Had marked for the Barça to the three minutes of party, but did not serve of at all.

However, the madridistas star one of the greater controversies of the record of Gil Manzano like referee. In the season 2016-2017, in a party between the Madrid and Villarreal, the White House traced back a 2-0 after a rigorous penal for the merengues after a doubtful and controversial hand of Bruno Soriano. Like this then , a goal of Cristiano, from the eleven metres, in the 74 and another of Álvaro Morata, in the 83, gave him the tie to the Madrid.

Gifts to the referees

The controversy did not detain with what happened in the party, that already was sufficient, but it increased after having attracted to Gil Manzano and the rest of the referee's body abandon The Ceramics with stock exchanges of gifts of the Real Madrid.

Fernando Roig, president of the Villarreal, was the one who warned of the fact and warned of the 'detail' of the madridistas after the tie in front of the 'yellow submarine'. "Gil Manzano and his assistants have gone out of the stadium with stock exchanges of the Real Madrid. This is not well, resembles me me", aimed in this moment.

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