Photo detail

Johana Portillo, left, and her sister Ana Portillo, daughters of Riccardo Portillo hold hands at Intermountain Medical Center, in Murray, Utah. Their father, soccer referee Ricardo Portillo, died Sunday after he was punched by a player last week.

Stories this photo appears in:

Tease photo

Soccer referee punched by player in Utah dies

Ricardo Portillo’s daughters had begged him to stop refereeing in a soccer league because of the growing risk of violence from angry players.


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Please review our Policies and Procedures before registering or commenting

News Tribune - comments