2014 World Cup: Alex Song Red Carded For Punching Croatia's Mario Mandzukic


Cameroon midfielder Alex Song received a straight red for this punch on Mario Mandzukic. That puts him out for the final group game. Down to ten men and a goal behind, it may end Cameroon’s World Cup as well.

There’s some family precedent for this. Song’s cousin Rigobert Song was the first player red carded in two World Cups. He received one against Brazil in 1994 and Chile in 1998.

This is Cameroon’s seventh red card in 19 World Cup matches since 1990.

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