The video assistant referee (VAR) was a success eventually summer season’s World Cup in Russia, and since has been launched broadly the world over. The president of Colombia’s Dimayor has vowed that the nation’s prime league will be part of these ranks in 2019, however a small-town friendly received there first — to the delight of the web.

Yearly on Dec. 31, on the Campo Bolivar discipline in the town of Sabanalarga in Northern Colombia, there is a match performed between Amigos del Campo Bolivar (Pals of Bolivar Subject) and Amigos del Parque (Pals of the Park).

Within the second half of Monday’s version, referee Luis Coronado known as a penalty in favor of Amigos del Parque, however a participant from the opposing workforce requested that Coronado test the VAR.

El VAR más casero del mundo… 😂 Fue en la cancha de #Bolívar, municipio de Sabanalarga Atlántico. ¿Te gustaría tener esta tecnología en un partido con amigos?

— ESPN Colombia (@ESPNColombia) January 2, 2019

The penalty was confirmed and scored to make the rating Three-Zero, and the workforce finally won Four-2.

The thought to introduce VAR got here from Carlos Lejarde, who created his personal replay system in a close-by neighborhood with two dwelling cameras and was contacted by the event organizer, Carlos Navarro, to have his system used in the match.

In order that’s another competitors that has embraced the longer term earlier than the Premier League has.

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