a big disgrace?
In fact a gentle brush across the chest was the extent of the collision, prompting Brazil manager Dunga to say: “It was a totally unjustified dismissal of Kaka, he was fouled and yet he was punished.
“The player who commits the foul escapes the yellow card, I have to congratulate him for that.”
Fifa later fined Rivaldo, who remained unapologetic. “I was both the victim and the person who got fined. Obviously the ball didn’t hit me in the face, but I was still the victim,” he said. afterwards.
“I did not hit anyone in the face! Nobody remembers what that Turk did to me. I’m not a player who fakes fouls.” against Brazil at the Maracana.
It appeared that “El Condor” Rojas had been struck by a flare thrown from the stands. In fact, Rojas had intentionally cut himself while the flare had only landed beside him.
Chile were chucked out of two World Cups and Rojas banned for life (he was pardoned in 2001). be the victim. TV replays showed Streit and Meier arguing on the sidelines before the Duisburg coach suddenly rammed his forehead into Streit. Drama teachers the world over would have been impressed. Slaven Bilic, Croatia v France, 1998 Bilic is reviled in France for antics which led Laurent Blanc to miss the 1998 World Cup final against Brazil.
The incident occurred after a corner when Blanc seemed to plant his hand around Bilic’s throat. The Croat went down covering his face and stayed on the floor until the referee brandished the red card. Gilardino, Celtic v AC Milan, 2007 The AC Milan striker raced into the area after a dainty run. A chip over the keeper beckoned but unfortunately for Gilardino, he touched the ball too far, the move seemingly over.
The striker had other ideas. Realising he wouldn’t reach the ball he opted for a dramatic dive with no Celtic player within feet of him. A yellow card ensued.
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