It took at least three seconds. A player from Equatorial Guinea caught the ball in her hand after it bounced from the bar. Australian opponents during the Women’s World Cup matches protested, but the game went on.
Referee Gyoengyi Gaal from Hungary completely missed the incident and let the game continue. “What a curious situation”, was the reaction of the German football commentator. Watch it yourself below:
Fifa is blocking all video material about the match (not because of handball, but media rights). So if the link below doesn’t work, check the summary on Fifa’s website (embedding is impossible, as far as I know).
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Video is niet langer beschikbaar..
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She didn’t miss it. Reverse camera angles showed that she was looking straight at the incident.