Marco-Materazzi

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France captain Zinedine Zidane headbutts Italy’s Marco Materazzi in the chest during the 2006 World Cup final in Berlin in one of the most infamous moments in World Cup history.

Referee Horacio Elizondo was informed of the incident by the fourth official despite not seeing the incident, and showed Zidane a red card.

It was claimed months later that Materazzi had insulted Zidane’s sister before the headbutt, but the sending-off proved to be the final chapter in Zidane’s glittering career for France.