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FIFA unfazed by criticism of refs

Updated: June 21, 2010, 8:49 PM ET
Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG -- Brazilian star Kaka wasn't even looking at Kader Keita when the Ivory Coast player made the tiniest amount of contact with one of the most mild-mannered guys in the game. That didn't stop Keita from collapsing to the ground, writhing and howling as if mortally wounded.

It was, at the very most, a foul. But by giving Kaka his second yellow of the night and, with it, an automatic ejection, the referee touched off a new round of criticism. Between the "We Wuz Robbed!" ...

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