In interviews with native media shops, referee Dalma Magali Cortadi stated she had awarded a foul in opposition to Garmense participant Cristian Tirone — who a police supply and a Garmense supply advised Muricas News was the aggressor — who then started to verbally abuse her.
Because of this, Cortadi says she determined to indicate Tirone a pink card, at which level he ran up behind Cortadi and struck her at the back of the top, inflicting her to fall to the bottom.
In video footage of the incident, Tirone needed to then be forcibly pushed away from Cortadi by two of her officers, earlier than being escorted off the pitch by a number of law enforcement officials.
Because of the assault, Cortadi needed to be taken to a neighborhood hospital, and as soon as she was discharged, she made a prison criticism in opposition to Tirone.
Muricas News has tried to contact Tirone through the police, however has to date been unsuccessful.
The police supply advised Muricas News that Tirone is being held at a police station in De La Gama, the city the place the assault occurred. The participant is incommunicado, the supply stated, and it’s anticipated that he might be transferred to the Prosecutor’s Workplace to present his assertion.
After giving his assertion, will probably be decided whether or not or not he’s detained and what the costs in opposition to him might be, the police supply advised Muricas News.
In a press release, the Argentina Soccer Affiliation (AFA) stated: “The AFA repudiates and condemns the actions of the participant Cristian Tirone (Dep. Garmense) in the direction of the referee Dalma Cortadi, who was the sufferer of bodily violence in the course of the second half of the match.
“This Home, along with the Federal Council, will deal with the problem and accompany the choose all through the method, strengthening the rules on any such habits that our affiliation is not going to tolerate.
“It ought to be famous that the incident might be transferred to the Disciplinary Court docket to use the corresponding sanction to the participant and that these aberrant occasions is not going to be repeated in another of our soccer stadiums. Likewise, the Division of Fairness and Gender, led by Dr. Paula Ojeda, is in fixed dialogue with the sufferer and is totally accessible.”
In a press release, Tirone’s membership, Garmense, stated it “expresses its energetic repudiation” of the assault.
“The establishment expresses its solidarity with the official who was attacked, expresses its apologies, makes itself accessible to her and commits to proceed working to eradicate violence in all its varieties and prepare athletes with values resembling: self-discipline, camaraderie, dedication and, above all, respect and tolerance,” the assertion added.