DTotD: Boca Juniors’ Leandro Marin tackles opponent’s calf muscle

Racing Club beat Boca Juniors 4–1 in the preseason Torneo de Verano, but Boca showed they are in midseason form with their horrific challenges with two players shown red cards in the first half. One of those Reckless Rickies was defender Leandro Marin, who slide into the back of Ricardo Centurion and planted his studs into the Racing midfielder’s calf.

As bad as it looks from the angle above, it manages to look even worse from the angle below…


And that’s how you earn yourself a terrible reputation in a preseason match.

This has been the Dirty Tackle of the Day: a chronicling of unfortunate events.