When you’re a soccer referee you know you’ll be subject to a number of insults and upset fans. Whether you’re at a 6 year olds game or at the World Cup, soccer inspires passion, passion inspires anger, anger inspires this Romanian referee to pull out a gun to get the fans off his ass.
After the head referee allowed a questionable goal in a match between Romanian teams Popesti Stefan and Unirea Dragalina, the fans decided to get all over the assistant ref, who wasn’t even involved in the play. So, doing what one does when trying to stop an angry mob, he took out a pistol and used its presence to keep the fans at bay. Enjoy the video, taken with a grainy cell phone below.