Arda Turan probably wishes his 2.5 year loan from Barcelona was a bit shorter.
The Basaksehir midfielder is going to miss the rest of the season and the next 14 matches of next season following a record suspension for pushing a referee.
Turan has also been fined a little over $9000 for the incident, and the suspension works out to “10 matches for attacking the assistant referee, three matches for insulting him and another three for threatening him.”
Well, the insults!
Turan quit the Turkey national team after reports that he assaulted a sports journalist, so his anger isn’t limited to a single profession.
He also once threw a shoe at a linesman while playing for Atletico Madrid.