Thursday, February 9, 2023

In Portugal they use the white card in football for the first time, but how does it work?

The purpose of the white card is to reward fair play within a football match.

match between benfica why SportingBy Women’s Portuguese Cup, Will be marked for the history of football. This is because referee Caterina Branco showed the white card for the first time in the Portuguese derby.

The initiative is not intended to punish athletes or members of the coaching staff, as is often the case with the yellow and red. In contrast, white is ‘good’. The purpose of the cards is to recognize fair play.

At the end of the first leg the doctors of both teams saw his face off with a white card. It was shown by the rapid assistance of professionals to an amateur who felt bad and fainted in the stands.

Estadio da Luz’s response was also a tribute to the health professionals involved in the case. The fans stood and applauded the doctors.

The white card was approved by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) in 2018 to support fair play, including good behavior in play inside and outside the four lines. The initiative follows from Portugal’s national plan of ethics in sport.

Last Saturday (21) more than 15,000 fans were present at the Estadio da Luz for the victory benfica over 5-0 Sporting, With the win, Águilas advanced to the semi-finals of the tournament and now face Famalicão.

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