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Beckham's England - Seeing red
David Beckham is dismissed for his flick on Diego Simeone

30 June 1998

Beckham lashes out at Diego Simeone shortly after half-time in England's second-round World Cup match against Argentina and his tournament is over moments later after being shown a red card.

Becks had been surfing a wave of success having scored in the group game against Colombia, but it soon falls flat and he is made the scapegoat for his country's exit.

Simeone later admitted he had feigned injury to get Beckham dismissed.

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