Robin van Persie Blasts Swiss Referee Massimo Busacca

Arsenal’s Dutch striker Robin van Persie described his sending-off against Barcelona as “a total joke” after his team’s 3-1 defeat ended their hopes of a place in the Champions League quarter-finals.

“How can I hear his whistle with 95,000 people jumping up – how can I hear that for God’s sake? Please explain that.”

Robin Van Persie’s red card for take a shot on goal after Busacca blows the whistle.