Didier Drogba sent off in MLS game after idiotic foul

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Didier Drogba is a 38-year-old man with over 18 years of experience as a professional football player.

You would think that the Ivorian international, who has played nearly 250 times in the Premier League and made 104 appearances for his national team, would be a bit smarter than your average player with the way he goes about playing.

If this weekend is anything to go by, that is absolutely not the case, as Drogba was sent off while playing for the Montreal Impact for one of the most idiotic fouls of the season.


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The Impact took on DC United and Drogba managed to pick up his first red card in Major League Soccer after a clash with United midfielder Marcelo Sarvas.

The Ivorian was dragged down by Sarvas in the center of the pitch and won a free kick. Drogba should have just taken that and got back into position, but instead, he decided to try and take some anger out on his opponent.

Drogba decided to knee Sarvas in the back while the Brazilian was on the floor, with the referee standing right next to them! You can watch the incident here...

Naturally, Ted Unkel didn't take too kindly to Drogba kneeing Sarvas and quickly brandished the red card. Drogba then had the gall to act like he totally didn't do anything wrong and protested the referee's decision. 

The 38-year-old then shushed some fans as he walked off the pitch.

In the end, Drogba's red card didn't have too many consequences for the Impact. They actually went on to grab an equalizer with ten-man, as Hernan Bernardello popped up five minutes to later to grab a point for the Canadians.

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