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DTotD: Robinho shown a yellow card for getting kicked in the chest in FIFA 13

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Every year, EA Sports tweaks their FIFA game in an effort to make it more realistic and if this example from the FIFA 13 demo is any indication, it appears they're targeted inexplicable referee decisions as an area to highlight this year.

In a match between Milan and Arsenal, Robinho gets fancy and flicks the ball up in the air. Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson then tries to clear it and punish Robinho for showing him up with one high kick to the chest/face and connects with both. The helpless Robinho goes down and the ref hurries over to show him a yellow card for putting his face in the way of Jenkinson's boot.

Meanwhile, Gervinho appears to have been given the highest possible ineptitude rating in the game...

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