DTotD: Barcelona SC player avoids boot to the face, shoves offending leg to the ground

Brooks Peck
Dirty Tackle

An Ecuadorian match between Deportivo Quito and Barcelona SC last week had a bit of a Matrix moment when Barcelona's Argentine striker Ariel Nahuelpan dodged an excessively high boot from Javier Chila. Nahuelpan then shoved that leg (and the body it was attached to) back to the ground and the ref showed Chila a red card for his dangerous act.

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