Football EC: – denied: escaped

Football EC: – denied: escaped

Rafael Leao (25 years old) will miss Portugal's final group stage match due to suspension.

The Portuguese received his second yellow card in the European Championship against Türkiye. The amazing thing about the two yellow cards is that they both came after Leao's alleged shooting.

This is the first time in EC history that a player has received two yellow cards for shooting.

Despair: Rafael Leao looks dejectedly at the referee after receiving his second yellow card of the tournament.  Image: NTP.

Despair: Rafael Leao looks dejectedly at the referee after receiving his second yellow card of the tournament. Image: NTP.
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After the incident, the 25-year-old refused to speak to the press. Instead, he fled through the press area without speaking to the reporters present, he writes Express.

Portugal's last match in the group stage will be on Wednesday, June 26, against Georgia.

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