The behavior of Italian star Andrea Belloti, the Turin striker, revealed his high sporting manners during his team’s match against host Atalanta on Saturday, in the 21st round of the “Calcio” competitions.
Belloti received a ball on the outskirts of the penalty area and fell to the ground after slight contact with one of the opponent’s players, and the referee announced a direct free kick in a dangerous place for him, but the striker indicated to the referee that there was no offense, and passed the ball to the Atalanta goalkeeper amid the applause of the players for his high morals and play Al-Nazeer, despite the fact that the result indicated his team were three goals behind without a response.
Otroligt sportsligt ???
Cristian Romero fick gult kort men domaren ångrade sig efter att Andrea Belotti erkände att han ramlade. Han gav även tillbaka frisparken. pic.twitter.com/amaqlhLyP0
– Fotbollskanalen (@fotbollskanal) February 6, 2021
Belloti scored the first goal for his team in the 42nd minute to lay the foundation for “Lemontada” crazy for his team, who managed to return from afar and equalized, scoring two other goals through each of the players, Brazilian defender Gleeson Bremer, and striker Federico Bonazzoli, in the two minutes (45 and 84) Respectively.
Belloti, 27, raised his score to 11 goals and ranks sixth in the league’s top scorer for the current season, 5 goals behind Portugal’s leaders Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus’ top scorer.
Turin raised its score after this draw to 16 points, and advanced to seventeenth place on the ladder of the league standings, waiting for the rest of the matches of this round.
While Atalanta raised his score to 37 points, and is ranked seventh in the “Calcio” ranking table.