In a disastrous opening half to the 2014 World Cup, Portugal central defender Pepe got a red card for a shocking head-butt on Germany’s Thomas Muller.
Down 2-0, Pepe accidentally hit Muller with his arm while they were jostling for a through ball.
Muller went down as if he’d been shot:
Pepe, enraged by what he saw as a flop, went nuts. He head-butted Muller while he was still on the ground:
And he was sent off:
It’s a disaster for Portugal. Not only do they have to withstand Germany with 10 men but they also lose their best defender for the game against the U.S.
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