French footballer sent off for donkey-kicking opponent in face | inside World Soccer

Standard Liège midfielder William Vainqueur was given his marching orders for one of the clumsiest red cards we have seen in a long time.

Liège ran out comfortable 5-0 winners away at Lierse in the Belgian Pro League on Sunday, but Vainqueur failed to see out the full 90 minutes after picking up a bizarre red card in the 86th minute.

After making an incredible mess of trapping the ball, Vainqueur misguided his attempt to kick a ball that was behind him resulted in his boot connecting with the face of Rachid Bourabia.


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