Crew’s Renteria suspended by MLS for headbutt

Major League Soccer’s disciplinary committee has suspended

Columbus Crew forward Emilio Renteria for one game and fined him an

undisclosed amount for his headbutt of Sporting Kansas City’s Paulo

Nagamura on Saturday.

The incident took place in the 68th minute of the match, won by

Kansas City, 2-0.

Renteria was fouled by Nagamura, precipitating an argument. Both

players received yellow cards before Renteria headbutted Nagamura.

Referees did not see Renteria’s action, but it was picked up by


Fines of MLS players are collected and donated to charity.