Naughty! Napoli’s Gonzalo Higuain picked up a deliberate yellow card v Genoa so as not to miss Roma game

Gonzalo Higuain turned a trick in Napoli’s draw with Genoa yesterday.

The Argentine striker was on 4 yellow cards, and saw his perfect chance to collect his 5th and hence get himself a clean slate, and be ready and available for the crunch game against Roma.

So El Pipita bade his time, and landed a late, clumsy tackle on a Genoa defender, provoking the ref’s ire just enough in order to get a deliberate booking.


But hey, it worked, and nobody can prove it, even if we all know what Higuain was up to…

Watch Live Stream

Latest on Gonzalo Higuain

Latest on Napoli

Latest on Roma

101 Great Goals on YouTube

Keeper in South Africa scores an unbelievable 96th minute overhead kick
Menu Icon