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Pepe of Portugal is shown a red card and sent off by referee Milorad Mazic during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Germany and Portugal at Arena Fonte Nova on June 16, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

5 Facts About Soccer Rules You Should Know To Consider Yourself A True World Cup Fan

With the World Cup hijacking TVs, live streams and conversations pretty much everywhere, how do you distinguish yourself from the masses of people who ‘kind of’ know all about it and align yourself with the cream of the World Cup aficionados?

06/16/2014

Referee Peter O'Leary from New Zealand uses vanishing spray to mark the position of the ball before a free kick during the group stage football match between Mexico and Greece at the FIFA Under 20 World Cup at the Kamil Ocak stadium in Gaziantep on June 22, 2013. AFP PHOTO/TURKPIX/Aykut AKICI =RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE= (Photo credit should read AYKUT AKICI/AFP/Getty Images)

Referee Vanishing Foam Makes World Cup Debut To Put An End To Players ‘Scooching Up’

One of the newer aspects of international soccer on display at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil will be the use by referees of vanishing spray to mark areas on the field.

06/12/2014

Beyonce poses as a referee in a photo released on her official website (credit: iam.beyonce.com/CBS NEWS)

Beyonce Poses As A Referee In New Super Bowl Photo

Beyonce is ready to hit the field in a new photo leading up to her halftime performance at Sunday’s Super Bowl. The “Countdown” singer strikes a pose in a sexy…

01/30/2013

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Soccer Ref Dies After Being Kicked, Beaten By Youth Players In Amsterdam

A man who was working as a linesman during a youth soccer match in the Netherlands has died after being beaten and kicked by several players.

12/03/2012

NFL referee Ed Hochuli at Cowboys Stadium on September 26, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: NFL Referees Return; Lockout Effects To Linger

The sigh of relief will not erase three weeks of controversial calls, John Madden told the KCBS morning crew.

09/27/2012

(CBS)

SJ Youth Sports Referee Jailed Over Alleged Relationship With Girl, Father Assault

A youth sports referee from San Jose was arrested Thursday on suspicion of having an inappropriate relationship with a 14-year old girl, then attacking the girl’s father with his car in Monterey County last week, sheriff’s officials said.

05/25/2012

(AP)

San Francisco Soccer Player Knocks Out Referee Over Foul Call

A referee at a soccer match at San Francisco’s Crocker Amazon Playground on Sunday was kicked in the face by a player who was angry about a foul called against him, police said.

03/23/2011

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Refereeing Blunder Leads To 2-Goal Swing In San Jose

A refereeing mistake led to a two-goal swing in the Los Angeles Kings’ game against the San Jose Sharks on Monday night.

CBS San Francisco–11/15/2010

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