Saturday, October 10, 2009

This is New

The World Cup qualifying match between Mexico and El Salvador was suspended for six minutes for:


Via Reuters:
The World Cup qualifier between Mexico and El Salvador was halted after three minutes on Saturday due to a swarm of bees inside the visitors' goal.

The match was stopped for more than six minutes while officials sprayed the area around the goalposts of El Salvador keeper Miguel Montes to clear the bees.
Yeah, I never thought that would happen in a professional match.

I have to be honest, as a referee and player, I have never, ever, ever, had a match suspended for bees.

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