Life Imitates Prince Buster: Swiss Footballer Banned For 50 Years
TO Switzerland, where Portugal Futebol Clube defender Ricardo Ferreira has kicked the ball into an referee’s face and sprayed him with water.
The local officals consider matters. He can play again…on June 5, 2064.
Says Ferreira, 28:
“I had expected one or two years maximum. But 50 years? Football’s my life.”
The fourth-tier league’s lawyer Robert Breiter explains:
“We do not want such a player in our league. Unfortunately we encounter such cases about once a year.”
Send for the judge: