Bulgarian Linesman Takes Time to Talk on the Phone While Officiating

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In most walks of life, employees are afforded the freedom to answer or make a phone call if it's important enough. 

Most of us also aren't professional referees who could potentially make a match-altering call at any second. This guy cares not. 

During a match in the Bulgarian top flight between Chernomorets and Cherno, linesman Georgi Tabakov decided to take a few minutes to chat while a match was clearly transpiring on the pitch. 

According to Dirty Tackle, the linesman is the son of Emil Tabakov, who heads the Bulgarian regional football association.

Ahh, nepotism, the ultimate escape for scoffing at doing your job. 


Hat tip to Dirty Tackle for the find. 

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