David Beckham’s 1998 World Cup red card vs. Argentina

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Somehow, I completely forgot that David Beckham was sent off in the 1998 World Cup round of 16 match versus Argentina. I don’t know whether it was because Beckham still hadn’t reached his pinnacle of stardom at that point, or if I am just forgetful. But seeing the foul is shocking…

How could Beckham be so stupid. It was a cheap shot and a low-class move. England lost that game on penalty kicks.

As for this year’s World Cup, England is better off without Beckham.

Wayne Rooney had a similar incident in the 2006 World Cup.

When will these players learn?

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