FIFA World Cup Records – Based On Discipline

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Here we show you the FIFA World Cup records based on Discipline

Which nation will lift the 2022 FIFA World Cup trophy? The tournament is set to start in November this year and we will see a lot of exciting matches just like Euro 2020.

There have been a lots of crucial decisions made in each World Cup tournament since 1938. This article will tell you about the FIFA World Cup records that were made over the discipline of the players.

Records Based On Discipline

  • Fastest caution – 11 seconds, Jesús Gallardo (Mexico), vs Sweden, 2018
  • Fastest sending off – 56 seconds, José Batista (Uruguay), vs Scotland, 1986
  • Fastest sending off, qualification – 37 seconds, Rashed Al Hooti (Bahrain), vs Iran, 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
  • Latest caution during penalty shoot-out – Edinho (Brazil), vs France, 1986; Carlos Roa (Argentina), vs England, 1998
  • Latest sending off after penalty shoot-out – Leandro Cufré (Argentina), vs Germany, 2006
  • Sent off from the bench – Claudio Caniggia (Argentina), vs Sweden, 2002
  • Most cards (all-time, player) – 7, Javier Mascherano (Argentina, 2006–2018)
  • Most cautions (all-time, player) – 7, Javier Mascherano (Argentina, 2006–2018)
  • Most sending off (all-time, player) – 2, Rigobert Song (Cameroon, 1994 and 1998) and Zinedine Zidane (France, 1998 and 2006)
  • Most sending off (tournament) – 28 (in 64 games), 2006
  • Most sending off (all-time, team) – 11 (in 97 games), Brazil
  • Most sending off (match, both teams) – 4 (2 each) in Portugal vs Netherlands, 2006
  • Most sending off (final match) – 2, Pedro Monzón & Gustavo Dezotti (both Argentina), v West Germany, 1990
  • Most cautions (tournament) – 345 (in 64 matches), 2006
  • Most cautions (all-time, team) – 88 (in 64 games until 2006), Argentina
  • Most cautions (match, one team) – 9, Portugal, 2006, vs Netherlands & Netherlands, 2010, vs Spain
  • Most cautions (match, both teams) – 16 – Portugal vs Netherlands, June 25, 2006; and Cameroon v Germany, June 11, 2002
  • Most cautions (match, player) – 3, Josip Šimunić (Croatia), vs Australia, 2006
  • Most cautions (final match, both teams) – 14, 5 (Spain) and 9 (Netherlands) 2010
  • Most suspensions (tournament, player) – 2, André Kana-Biyik (Cameroon 1990)

In 1986 FIFA World Cup, Uruguayan player José Batista was sent off within just 56 seconds in to the game against Scotland. It was recorded as the fastest red card ever in World Cup history.

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In 2018 FIFA World Cup, Jesus Gallardo got the fastest warning in history as he got a yellow card within 11 seconds into the game.

Argentina’s former defender Javier Mascherano holds the record for most warnings in World Cup history. He got 7 yellow cards between 2006-2018 (5 World Cups).

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