Referee Carlos Simon gestures during a Copa Libertadores soccer game between Peru’s Alianza Lima and Peru’s Juan Aurich in Chiclayo, Peru, in this March 16 file photo. The Brazilian referee and his assistants who will work the England-United States match at the World Cup have been studying English-language obscenities the players might use. Carlos Simon will referee Saturday's match in Rustenburg, assisted by Roberto Braatz and Altemir Hausmann. They want to ensure players can't get away with abuse. “We have to learn what kind of words the players say,” Hausmann told Brazilian broadcaster Globo Sport. “All players swear and we know we will hear a few.”

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