Newcastle fans react to horrific Almiron red card

Loads of Newcastle fans have been reacting to a quite shocking moment from the international break, as Miguel Almiron committed an absolute horror tackle in a “friendly” against Mexico.

International breaks can be pretty dull for European football fans, but South American nations do not know the meaning of an “international friendly”.

Nowhere was that more evident than in Levi’s Stadium in California on Tuesday evening, where Mexico took on Almiron’s Paraguay.

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Mexico went three goals to the good in just 24 minutes, and the tackles were absolutely flying in throughout the all-action affair.

Almiron came on in the 56th minute with his side down 3-0, instantly played a part in their opening goal to make it 3-1, and was then promptly sent off for a truly woeful challenge.

Newcastle’s record signing planted his studs into the back of Jose Juan Vazquez’s calf, as you can see here.

There is no word yet on if Vazquez did anything to provoke Almiron’s truly heinous tackle, but the Twitter reactions down below are certainly having their say on the matter…