The final whistle of the match that took place on the night of Monday, the selections of Germany and the Netherlands will be in the heart of the arbitrator Romanian Ovidiu Hategan, of 38 years. The referee, who learned of the death of his mother in the rest of the meeting for the League of Nations, decided to continue umpiring the whole of the second part. When the ball stopped rolling, Hategan ended up comforted by the players while breaking into tears on the lawn.
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Some athletes, among whom was the defender dutchman Virgil van Dijk, approached Hategan nothing more to hear the final whistle. "I was crying because his mother had just died. I gave him my support and Bahis Siteleri told him that I had umpired well. It was not a big thing, but I hope that it has helped", explained the player from Liverpool.
The Federation of Football of Romania confirmed on Tuesday the death of the progenitor of the referee. To compete for the encounter on German soil, in the city of Gelsenkirchen, the German Federation helped Hategan to return home "as soon as possible". Signs of affection is spread by the social networks that praised the gesture of the defender Dutch.
The party, corresponding to the last day of the League of Nations, ended in a draw (2-2) and the Netherlands qualified to the Final Four of the tournament recently created by the UEFA. The second goal for the Dutch came in the 89th minute and ended up hitting a Germany that finishes off a year in which Joachim Löw's have been defeated six times and have recorded only four victories and three draws.