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4. Wayne Rooney v Portugal | World Cup 2006

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Why does it always happen to England?

England's golden generation missed their final chance to win a World Cup after crashing out on penalties to Portugal in 2006.

Wayne Rooney was infamously sent off before the shoot-out after putting his foot into the one area Ricardo Carvalho really didn't want it to be.

Rooney's United teammate Cristiano Ronaldo gave his opinion to the referee and the rest, as they say, is history.

Watch the incident here:

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