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Yet another FIFA 17 referee implicated in ‘bribery ring’ after refusing to award ‘the most obvious penalty in the world’

This is the shocking moment yet another FIFA 17 referee ignored a serious on-pitch incident – fuelling rumours that he’s involved in a “FIFA 17 bribery ring”.

The stunning footage shows the official ignore a horrifying foul in the box – which would have certainly resulted in a penalty.

No card was shown.

The incident is eerily similar to our earlier scoop, which showed an in-game referee ignore goal-line technology and disallow a blatant goal.

READ MORE: FIFA 17 referee ‘facing bribery probe’ for disallowing blatant goal

The footage was uploaded by Reddit user Pepepavelski and has sparked fresh fears that in-game refs are not impartial.

A source close to the referee, who cannot be named for legal reasons, said: “The referee in question denies all claims he was paid an enormous amount of money to ignore what many thought was a blatant foul.

“So what if he just treated himself to a new Ferrari, a six-star trip to Dubai, built a new house and upgraded to an electric toothbrush – it’s pure coincidence.”

Dream Team has reached out to the ref in question but cannot get through.



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