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Linesman hit by motorcycle helmet!
Submitted By: Pedro Reyes

This happened on June 1996 and it was during a Penarol-Danubio game. Penarol fans were upset at the fact that their team was down 1-0 and with few minutes remaining the fans began throwing all sorts of objects into the pitch (rocks,bottles) but what finally caused the ref to suspend the game was the sight of the linesman down, a motorcycle helmet next to him: it had just hit him.
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