Tackling a referee is not advised - two-footed tackling a referee is also not advised.

But RKC Waalwijk's Jeff Stans just couldn't help himself against NEC earlier this week - in fact he slipped, but lets pretend he didn't.

The Dutchman chopped down the ref in classic comedy style, attacking his blindside with all the cunning of a defensive end in American football.

The referee hits the deck - cue apologies and a little chuckle from the Eredivise official. It's all in good spirit. A harmless incident, but a funny one nonetheless.

Watch the referee get two footed by the RKC Waalwijk player in the video above...

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