Wilson Palacios and the 13 Earliest Red Cards Since FIFA 2006 World Cup

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Wilson Palacios and the 13 Earliest Red Cards Since FIFA 2006 World Cup
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Wilson Palacios was sent off for Honduras in the first half of their FIFA 2014 World Cup match against France on Sunday, leaving his side to play out the vast majority of the game with 10 men.

He's far from the only player to suffer such a fate, with 13 players sent off in the first 45 minutes of games in the last two World Cup finals alone.

Here's a rundown of the fastest of those red cards from South Africa 2010 and Germany 2006, measuring up how Palacios stacks against them in the early-bath stakes.

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