World Football: 10 Infamous Red Cards

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World Football: 10 Infamous Red Cards
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Wayne Rooney's initial three-game ban was cut to two yesterday, as UEFA suspended part of his punishment for a red card he picked up for England against Montenegro in Euro 2012 qualifying.

Rooney's sending off garnered column inches all over the world. The hot-tempered Manchester United striker needlessly kicked out at an opponent, and as a result will miss England's opening two group games at the Euro 2012 finals next summer.

It was a big deal alright, but Rooney's red pales in comparison with 10 on this list.

Here are the 10 most infamous red cards in football history.

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