Top five: Shocking red cards (4)

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3. Diego Maradona v Brazil | World Cup 1982

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There were only five red cards issued at the 1982 World Cup finals - and one of those was received by the world's best player, Diego Maradona.

The temperamental genius was playing in a high-profile Second Round match against Argentina's fierce rivals Brazil when the occasion clearly got a little too much for El Diego.

Maradona left Brazil's Joao Batista on the floor after a dreadful challenge, which probably deserved two red cards, let alone one.

Watch the incident here:

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