What is VAR, how does it work and what are the biggest problems?"

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What is VAR, how does it work and what are the biggest problems?

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In a remarkable display of sportsmanship, Cristiano Ronaldo urged the referee to reverse a penalty decision awarded to Al Nassr during their AFC Champions League match against Persepolis. Widely recognized as one of the most prolific goal-scorers, Ronaldo surprised the online community with his selfless gesture on Monday. Despite his team, Al-Nassr, facing Persepolis in a crucial Asian Champions League encounter, Ronaldo convinced the referee to overturn the penalty decision initially given when he went down in the penalty box. Ronaldo asks referee to not award him a penalty. GOAT for a reason. #Ronaldo𓃵 ..#AlNassrPersepolis #afcclonfancode pic.twitter.com/lDldzA74Fd — FanCode (@FanCode) …

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Can you explain VAR, its functioning, and highlight the major challenges associated with it?

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Can you explain VAR, its functioning, and highlight the major challenges associated with it?

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While VAR is intended to enhance the accuracy of on-field refereeing, recent high-profile incidents have triggered complaints from clubs and their personnel. Manchester United’s Erik ten Hag contested multiple decisions in their Champions League loss to FC Copenhagen, including the contentious red card for Marcus Rashford. Notably, domestic matches have seen their share of VAR controversies. Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta criticized what he deemed “unacceptable” errors by both on-pitch and VAR officials in a loss to Newcastle, and Wolves’ Gary O’Neil has persistently voiced his dissatisfaction with VAR-related outcomes. The controversies include disputed penalties, contentious red cards, and VAR’s role in …

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