Yellow and red cards are an important part of the game as they ensure that players stick to the rules of the game and aid the referee in maintaining discipline and decorum.
However, some players do some weird things on the football pitch, leaving the referee with no choice but to give them the marching orders.
CHESTER-LE-STREET, England (Reuters) – A swarm of bees forced the players of South Africa and Sri Lanka to dive onto the ground during their Cricket World Cup clash at the Riverside Stadium on Friday — but for many on the pitch there was a sense of deja vu.
The man had turned 52 the day before, but the cake presentation had to be put back a day because he had been attending a tea party hosted by Japan’s imperial couple, Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, at Tokyo’s Imperial Palace.
Such is the life of Kazuyoshi Miura: cultural icon, Japanese national treasure and, improbably, still a professional football player.
He’s the Samson of college football.
Trevor Lawrence, who led his Clemson Tigers to a national championship Monday night, still has two more years until he’ll be eligible to turn pro.
An ex-youth footballer claimed a former Celtic Boys Club manager stuffed hundreds of pound notes into his mouth while he abused him.
The witness, now 46, said James Torbett sexually assaulted him when he played for the under-14 team.