Vine: Here's a Brazilian footballer performing a wrestling move on a referee
Laying the smackdown samba style.
In the grand pantheon on unenviable jobs, we would wager that being a referee is only behind 'mouse trap tester' and 'human punching bag' in terms of the least rewarding professions.
Don't get us wrong, a referee is essential in any football match and they deserve nothing but respect however the pitfalls are obvious.
If they have a great game then it's just a given but any decision made, that the players and fans disagree on, will usually incite a torrent of four lettered expletives.
We've rarely seen a footballer channel their inner 'Legion of Doom finisher' though and deliver a close-up clothesline in protest at an official.
This happened in a recent match between Jacuipense and Juazeirense at the weekend as midfielder Meidson loses his cool.
Where would we be without South American football?