Kazakh player Armand Masimzhanov banned for life after shocking assault

It has taken us a few weeks to come across this footage but it is pretty incredible.

On April 16, Kairat took on Lokomotiv in the Kazakhstan second division in a match watched by 2,000 people, it witnessed one of the most shocking assaults ever seen on a football pitch.

The match was called to a halt three minutes into injury time following a mass brawl with the score 3-2 to Kairat.

With the players involved in the mass melee Kairat substitute Armand Masimzhanov decided to join the fray with a flying kick into one of the Lokomotiv protagonists, Radmir Muksinova.

After the match, the police were called in to question four players and a week later the disciplinary committee of the Federation of football of Kazakhstan (KDK FFK) banned Masimzhanov for life citing “terrible cruelty.”

The assault that got Arman Masimzhanov a life ban can be seen here.