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Professional soccer player slaps opponent in head, then tries to act like he got hurt too

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KHQ.COM - Zlatan Ibrahimovic should have been auditioning to be an actor during Monday's Major League Soccer match between the L.A. Galaxy and Montreal Impact. Ibrahimovic's drama queen antics didn't go unnoticed by referees though.

After slapping opponent, Michael Petrasso, in the head, Ibrahimovic tried to act like he had been injured as well.

Petrasso dropped to the ground after taking the blow to the head and shortly after, Ibrahimovic dramatically fell to the ground in the same fashion, taking the fetal position on the ground.

Lucky for Petrasso and unlucky for Ibrahimovic, the 21st century has an incredible technology called video replay. It allows referees to review footage of questionable events on the field.

Upon review, Ibrahimovic received a red card for violent conduct which resulted in an ejection from the game.

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