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Top five: Shocking red cards

Beckham later became England captain (©GettyImages)
Beckham later became England captain (©GettyImages).

2. David Beckham v Argentina | World Cup 1998

One of the most famous red cards in football history was awarded to the world's most famous footballer, David Beckham, at the 1998 World Cup finals.

The Manchester United winger kicked out at Argentina's Diego Simeone, resulting in a red card which haunted Beckham for years.

However, the youngster went on to captain his country before completing his redemption by scoring the winning penalty against Argentina four years' later.

Watch the incident here: http://youtu.be/0Rsc-7TZ9T8

Topics:
Zinedine Zidane
David Beckham
Internationals
Football
Wayne Rooney
World Cup

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