Muntari, Essien & More Most ridiculous red cards of all time in football

From headbutts to crying uncontrollably, these are the most ridiculous red cards in football.

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World football history has had its fair share of outrageous moments and reactions involving players being sent off.

Most of these red cards are famous for a lot of different and sometimes complicated reasons.

Mario Balotelli has been of good behaviour in recent times, but after being sent-off in his recent game, we take a look at the most ridiculous and controversial red cards in football history.

Javier Mascherano - Kicked a medic for going too fast

David Becham –lashing out at Diego Simeone

Player show referee redcard

Salih Dursun of Trabzonspor (Turkey) was fed up with the referee’s performance in a match against Galatasaray and decided to take matters into his own hands

Neymar sent off for wearing a mask of his own face

Gonzalo Higuain attacking referee after being red carded in Napoli’s 3-1 defeat to Udinese

Aleksander Song for elbowing Mandzukic


Ex Chelsea player Ramires handed a four-game ban by Chinese FA for angrily chasing a referee following red card in Chinese League

Eden Hazard - Kicked a time-wasting ball boy in a shameful capital one incident

Kieron Dyer onfield punch-up with his own teammate Lee Bowyer- New Castle vs Aston Villa 2005

Michael Essien’s Ac Milan red card vs Udinese. His facial reaction is priceless

Antonio Valencia vs Raheem Sterling in a violent bust-up

Neymar vs Carlos Bacca after kicking a ball furiously against a Columbian and headbutting another

Ivory Coast football player Serge Djiehoua, shown the world’s fastest red card just 3 seconds after entering the field vs Olimpyakos Volos

Jose Jimenez - throwing a wandering dog back into the crowd over into a chain-link fence. He ended up getting kicked off the team

Sergio Ramos attacks on puyol and xavi in Barcelona’s 5-0 thrashing of Real Madrid in El Classico

Ghana international Sulley Muntari suspended and fined 10,000 Euros after furiously attacking referee off in Milan's draw with Roma

 Zinedine Zidane, the infamous headbutting of marco materazzi

Written by Michael Adusei

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