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Starting XI Of The Most Notorious Players In The Champions League Competition

A. Goal keeper: Claudio Bravo. The former Manchester City goal keeper, received 2 red cards in the space of 5 seasons. His recent red card came in the Champions League fixture between Manchester City and Atalanta in 2019, when he steamed out two-footed to meet a through ball being chased by Josip Ilicic and brought down the Atalanta forward around 25 yards from goal.

Manchester City ended up drawing the game, after Kyle Walker replaced Bravo in the goal keeping position following his red card.

B. Defenders:

1. Sergio Ramos (center back): The former Real Madrid captain is one of the most notorious player in the Champions league competition. He currently have a record of 40 yellow card and four card in the Champions league competition. One of his recent red card occurred in Real Madrid last fixture against Manchester City in the Champions league tournament.

2. Cristian Chivu (Left Back): Cristian Chivu is a Romania professional player who is currently managing Inter Milan Primavera. Chivu during his career as a professional defender, collected two red card in the Champions League competition.

3. Philippe Mexes (Right back): Philippe Mexes recorded on of his most notable red against PSV while playing for Auxerre. Mexes recorded 3 red card in the Champions league competition and also recorded 2 red cards while playing for Serie A team AC Milan.

C. Defensive Midfielders: Arturo Vidal and Patrick Viera.

D. Attacking Midfielders:

1. Edgar Davids: The former Barcelona and Juventus star player recorded 4 red card in the Champions league competition, while playing his trademark for Juventus and Barcelona.

2. Marco Verrati: Verrati who has spent over 7 years in Paris Saint German, recorded 3 red cards in the Champions league tournament.

E. Attackers:

1. Zlatan Imbrahimovic: Imbrahimovic recorded his 4th red card in the Champions league competition, when he brought down Chelsea midfielder Oscar, in the Champions league quarter final fixtures against Chelsea about some few years ago. Zlatan Imbrahimovic recorded his last champions league red card while playing his trademark for Ligue 1 giant Paris Saint German.

2. Didier Drogba: Drogba was sent off in Chelsea Champions league fixture against Manchester after his horror tackle on Nemanja Vidic. His red card later helped Manchester United to eliminate Chelsea from the competition that season.

3. Lastly, Robin Van Persie. See the photo below for more details.

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