What are the most outrageous and funny red cards? Here are five terrific examples.
From non-league to European club competition and international matches – funny red cards happen at every level of football:
SENT OFF: Ashley Vickers rugby tackles a streaker
While the other participants in the game take a step back and wait for the stewards to get on with it, Dorchester Town player-manager Ashley Vickers rugby tackles a streaker in a mankini who entered the field of play during their game against Havant and Waterlooville.
Vickers is sent off for his troubles.
RED CARD: André Bikey pushes a paramedic
Reacting angrily to how the staff are treating the injured player, Cameroon defender André Bikey pushes a paramedic.
He’s shown red card and misses the final.
SENT OFF: Samuel Inkoom removes his shirt while leaving pitch for substitution
Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk’s Samuel Inkoom takes off his shirt as he wonders off the pitch to be substituted during a Ukrainian Premier League clash with Karpaty Lviv.
Inkoom is shown a second yellow card as he approaches the touchline and the substitution cannot be completed.
RED CARD: Yoav Ziv kicks boot at assistant referee
The shoe hits the assistant referee, who flags for a foul before Ziv is sent off.
SENT OFF: Eden Hazard kicks a ball boy
After a discussion with the referee and some apologising by the Chelsea players, Hazard is eventually shown a red card.