World Cup referees may be using shaving cream on the field

  • Viewers have probably noticed the World Cup referees using a can, which is almost like shaving cream. It appears that the spray has also become popular among free kick specialists. 

    "You spray a circle around the ball and a line 10 yards away for the defenders," referee Howard Webb said. "It will assist us in getting the players back at the free-kick and, in turn, that gives the attacking team a better opportunity of creating something from that set-piece."

    The spray reportedly disappears in the next few minutes and the game continues normally. 


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