He flies towards the goal as fast as the wind, but beside him is a monster: the referee leaves everyone in stone

Australian champion Josh Addo-Carr scored a splendid goal in the opening match of the Rugby World Cup 13 against Fiji, leaving everyone behind with prodigious percussion. In fact, almost all of them: the referee became an idol on social media.

Author: Paulo Fiorenza

On the 15th of October kicked off in England Rugby League World Cup, or rugby in 13. I’Australia started the defense of the title won in 2017 at home with a convincing 42-8 victory over Fiji islands. The match – which opened Group B of the competition, where Italy is also present – started with a goal from Fiji, but then the Kangaroos spread, scoring no less than 7 goals.

One of them, made with an imperious ride of his own Trocar of Josh Addo-Carr in the first half, she made headlines – ending up immortalized in a video that went viral – for the presence in the action of a completely unexpected and unpredictable protagonist. She was past the middle of the first stage, when The Australian winger avoided a tackle and flew to Fiji’s goal line, leaving everyone behind in his prodigious percussion..

In fact, almost all of them. In fact, if the opponents were trailing behind the very fast Addo-Carr, at his side a figure dressed in fluorescent pink took the stage, managing to keep up with the Australian rugby player and even staying ahead of him until the time was up: it was thereferee, 30-year-old Englishman Chris Kendall, who quickly became a social media idol thanks to his monstrous speed performance.

And since Josh Addo-Carr was renamed “the fastest man on the planet“for his actions performed at full speed in the National Rugby League (the 13-tier professional rugby league between Australia and New Zealand), so this title has now ironically been awarded to referee Kendall. kangaroos and Fiji.

About theItalythe Azzurri also started this Rugby World Cup very well at age 13, beating Scotland in their first match with a 28-4 that doesn’t allow for replicas, and leads the group with 2 points along with Australia. Now our selection is expected tomorrow from the Fiji Islands and Saturday 29 of the prohibitive encounter with the current Australian champions.

Source: Fan Page IT