World Cup Infamy: The 5 Players Sent Off in World Cup Finals

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World Cup Infamy: The 5 Players Sent Off in World Cup Finals
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Talk about infamy.

Few clubs in world football are as exclusive as the one where the membership card is red and originally presented at a World Cup Final.

Only five players have been ejected from the biggest event in sports since 1930—all of them sent off from 1990 onward.

Not surprisingly, on only one occasion did the ejected player go on to lift the World Cup following his departure from the match.

So, without further ado, let’s have a look at the most notorious quintet in football history.

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