Viral video shows man allegedly trying to hit soccer referee with car

Viral video shows man allegedly trying to hit soccer referee with car

- A video has surfaced online showing a man allegedly taking 'hating the referee' to the next level

- The motorist is filmed speeding onto a soccer field, not caring who gets in the way

- According to reports, he tried to run over the match official

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Every sport has passionate fans, there's no denying it. However, one man decided to take his anger out on the referee in an over-the-top kind of way.

On Monday, a social media user, Dineo Daisy Diphoko, posted a video on Twitter showing a man speeding onto a soccer field.

Diphoko claims the man allegedly attempted to run over the referee with his grey SUV. The clip shows a motorist speeding onto a soccer field while onlookers watch in horror.

Although it doesn't appear that he hit anyone, players and match officials were left running for their lives. could not determine where or when the video was filmed and Diphoko's claims are yet to be verified.

Take a look at the video below:

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South Africans had a lot to say about the motorist's reckless behaviour and the video went viral, gathering 45 500 views in just a couple of hours.

Twitter user, @ms_tourist, commented:

"People need to start taking meds yaz."

Ntobeko Sisusa, @Mashaba_Ntobs, wrote:

"Where did this happen? @SAFA_net must take action against this person. He should be arrested for putting people's life at risk."

Another tweep, @SberaVanBrema, said:

"Arrest this clown."

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