Dog thrown at a referee during a Spanish football match
As reported by Metro Sport a few days ago, the football match between two Spanish clubs from Andalusia experienced a hectic moment when a spectator threw a little dog at the referee.
It happened during a football game confronting two regional teams from Almeria, in Southern Spain, when a member of the audience grabbed a dog from another supporter and hurled the little animal to the official, frustrated by his decisions.
The owner of the dog then attacked the 50-year-old, who has faced animal cruelty charges,
Although the animal, a Yorkshire Terrier named Goofy, missed the referee and was left unconsicous after hitting the pitch, is now recovering well.
On the other hand, the offender was apprehended and fined in a local magristate’s court. He has to pay the veterinary bills and the cost of the trial and has also been fined with 200 euros (£165).
Had Goofy been seriously hurt or killed, the man would have faced up to a year in prision for animal abuse.
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