Football player gets a yellow card for thanking God

In Mexico Dante Turo, who is a quarterback got a yellow card for pointing up to heaven after he had scored.

As he crossed the goal line Turo, a devout Christian, raised his right arm and pointed skyward. He also held the football up with his left hand.

“I was just trying to give glory to God,” Turo said.

Instead of signalling a touchdown, an official standing on the goal line reached into his back pocket for a yellow card.

The call: Turo was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct, for taunting, said Mexico head coach Tee Murabito, who questioned the call. Read more


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