For the very 1st time in the history of football, a FIFA World Cup competition will use video replay which is aimed towards helping referees in a few of their decisions involving penalties, red cards and goals.
Every other choice that thefield referee has to make will completely dependent on that person.
Video technology has been tested for the past few years on a number of different leagues and countries including USA, Germany, Portugal, Brazil and Australia. It appears to have brought forward positive results and now it’s going to be put to test in the biggest football competition in the world, the FIFA World Cup.
There have been a number of incidents that have occurred in past editions of previous FIFA World Cup that have angered fans and players. One of those controversial moments emerged during the 2010 FIFA World Cup when England was facing off with Germany in the round of 16. Continue reading “The 2018 FIFA World Cup will utilize video technology”