Tuesday, June 12, 2018
HE IS THE ONLY FOOTBALLER TO BE SHOWN THREE YELLOW CARDS FOLLOWD BY A RED CARD..
The only footballer at a world cup to be shown three yellow cards followed by a red card was the Croatian footballer Josip Simunic. The incident happened at the 2006 world cup held in Germany in the year 2006. Croatia were playing Australia, and the referee for the match was the Experienced English referee Graham poll. Now Graham Poll , showed the first yellow card to Josip Simunic in the third minute. The second yellow card was shown to the Croatian in the 90, ninetieth minute, and the third yellow card was shown in the injury time at the 93rd ninety third minute, before he showed him a red card. F.I.F.A removed the yellow card shown during the ninetieth minute, and Graham Poll was withdrawn as a referee , and later on Graham poll retired from all football refereeing.