Demarai Gray booked the shirt to pay tribute to the late Leicester owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha after meeting Cardiff
- Demarai Gray was booked for his tribute to owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha
- The Leicester City winger scored and pulled off his shirt to reveal his own tribute
- After the death of the owner last week, Gray's undershirt read tribute "For Kun Vichai"
- The Thai billionaire was one of five people killed in the helicopter crash
Nathan Salt for Mailonline
Demarai Gray, Leicester City winger, was booked out after removing his shirt to reveal a tribute to the club's late owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.
The 22-year-old opened the score at Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday afternoon in an emotional game for the foxes in the face of the helicopter crash that dominated the build-up.
The fans went on social media to criticize referee Lee Probert's decision, given the emotions that triggered the game.
Demarai Gray has been controversially booked for his tribute to owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha
The 22-year-old winger scored and quickly pulled off his shirt to reveal his personal tribute
The events in Cardiff were marked by honors to those who died in the tragic helicopter crash
Probert's decision is likely to be further reviewed by Bossen, with everyone in South Wales complaining that they are abiding by the laws of the game.
If a player draws his shirt to celebrate a goal, it is an automatic yellow card, but in some cases, Probert thought he should have kept his cards in his pocket.
User Kiran Moodley wrote: "Crazy – and disgusting – that Demarai Gray still gets a yellow card because he took off his shirt when he reads" For Vichai "."
YouTube star Reev felt "necessary to override the rules" given the overwhelming emotions Leicester players consumed.
He wrote, "Demarai Gray is being booked out for taking off his shirt to reveal another T-shirt with the inscription" For Khun Vichai, "which is absolutely terrible. Sometimes the importance of the context overrides the rules. It's sports at the end of the day. "
The former Birmingham City player struggled against the tears during the minute's silence for Srivaddhanaprabha and the other victims.
And when he scored a Ben Chilwell shot-through for the winning goal, the final concern was to put on the jersey as he wanted to continue the honors to the man whom the players referred to as "The Boss."
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