Brasilia: Sportspersons have a tremendous fan following both on and off-field as it reflected when Brazil’s star footballer Kaka was stopped by referee Lilach Asulin in an exhibition peace match between Brazil and Israel, showing yellow card him for no reason and took a selfie with him.
Kaka was seen running with the ball and the referee suddenly halts the game and decides to show Kaka a yellow card. Immediately after, she pulls out her mobile phone and clicks a selfie with Kaka.
— ISRAEL FA (@ISRAELFA) October 30, 2019
Kaka, who retired in 2017 after finishing his career in Major League Soccer (MLS), appeared to be in shock during the match after the referee ran towards him for no reason and showed him the yellow card.
Kaka, who made his debut for the Brazil national team in 2002, in total made 75 league appearances in his 3 seasons with Orlando, scoring 24 goals and providing 22 assists.
The video of the incident shared by Football HQ on its Twitter page shows Kaka bending to get into the frame as the referee lifts her phone to click the selfie. Kaka was also the first sportsperson to gain 10 million followers on Twitter.