Cameroon's Alex Song Gets World Cup Red Card to Emulate Cousin Rigobert

Will TideySenior Manager, GlobalJune 18, 2014

MANAUS, BRAZIL - JUNE 18:  Alex Song of Cameroon is shown a red card by referee Pedro Proenca during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group A match between Cameroon and Croatia at Arena Amazonia on June 18, 2014 in Manaus, Brazil.  (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)
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Some things run in the family. In the case of the Songs, it appears to be World Cup red cards for Cameroon.

Rigobert was sent off at both the 1994 and 1998 World Cups.

His cousin Alex followed his example with a red against Croatia in the 2014 edition.