The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia is moving nearer and nearer – with only 28 days to go! Among-st now and the beginning of the World Cup, we will investigate an alternate measurement from the historical backdrop of the competition every day.
As we continue to countdown we to Russia 2018, we look back on when 28 dismissals were issued by referees at Germany 2006, a record for a single FIFA World Cup finals
One picture that lives long in the memory of fans at whatever point the 2006 World Cup is said is Zinedine Zidane’s snapshot of franticness at Berlin’s Olympiastadion, when the France playmaker headbutted Italy’s Marco Materazzi.
In the wake of conveying a progression of astonishing exhibitions amid the competition, the accomplished Real Madrid midfielder was planning to crown his 18-year proficient vocation with a moment World Cup title. Everything would get ready for Les Bleus’ commander after he beat Gianluigi Buffon with a brazen chipped punishment right on time in the match.
Notwithstanding, the part written in football’s history books that night was altogether different from the one Zidane had envisioned. Rather than raising the World Cup Trophy overhead, the exact opposite thing the French entertainer saw on the Berlin turf that night was a red card waved by Argentinian arbitrator Horacio Elizondo.
Germany 2006 was likewise the last significant competition for Elizondo himself, who impacted the world forever of his own by turning into the main match authority to ref both the Opening Match and the Final.