OVER the years, football fans have been left baffled by the weirdest red cards.
Most recently, goalie Jean Fernandes was given his marching orders in Paraguay's Super Cup final for making an obscene cut-throat gesture towards rival fans.
And the madness didn't stop in Croatia, where Dinamo Zagreb star Bruno Petkovic was given a second yellow for taking a penalty the wrong way and stuttering his run-up.
Here's 10 more bizarre reds handed out by over-eager and offended referees.
EDEN HAZARD, 2013
In a League Cup semi-final second leg, the Belgium playmaker Eden Hazard was in a rush to grab the ball that had gone out of play, with Chelsea trailing to Swansea by two goals and with 80 minutes on the clock.
However, it was grabbed by an enthusiastic ball-boy first, who jumped on top of it after they wrestled.
Fuming Hazard took the law into his hands and kicked the boy in the stomach to release the ball. He would later say that he tried to kick it out of the boy's grasp.
Either way, the ref wasn't amused and the Real Madrid star was sent down the tunnel.
JAMIE CARRAGHER, 2002
Liverpool faced off against Arsenal in an ill-tempered FA Cup tie that first saw Martin Keown sent off.
But the crown went potty when he was joined by Dennis Bergkamp who had committed an ugly two-footed lunge
Coins were thrown onto the pitch, with one hitting Jamie Carragher on the head.
The Reds defender threw the coin back into the crowd and was sent off by Mike Riley.
He apologised, and escaped a FA fine, but was cautioned by police.
ROBIN VAN PERSIE, 2011
With nearly 100,000 fans in the stands, hearing the ref's whistle can be tough.
And that's precisely what happened to ex-Gunner Robin Van Persie when he was dismissed against Barcelona at the Nou Camp in the last-16 of the Champions League.
Arsenal were level at 1-1 when the Dutchman miscued a shot as he was flagged offside.
Inexplicably, even though there was one second between Van Persie's contact with the ball and the ref's whistle, he was given a second yellow for kicking the ball away.
Van Persie could be seen pointing to his ears, explaining he didn't hear. Later, he labelled the decision a "joke".
The PSG forward isn't averse to celebrating his goals with some swagger.
However, this time he took it a bit too far, in the eyes of a ref when he played for Santos as a teenager in a Copa Libertadores tie against Chileans Colo Colo.
After scoring from a superb solo run, he grabbed a mask of his own face from a fan in the stands and proceeded to wear it.
He was given a second yellow for an infringement of the rules by an unimpressed official.
EDIN DZEKO, 2016
The former Manchester City ace's strange misdemeanour happened on international duty for Bosnia in a World Cup qualifier against Greece.
Dzeko was brought down by former Arsenal defender Sokratis and was annoyed when the Greek legend grabbed the ball off him.
So, rather brilliantly, he decided to pull the centre back's shorts down which caused a melee among the players.
After it had calmed down, Dzeko was told to get off by an incensed ref.
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