A referee in Ukraine has come up with a contender for the
most pedantic red card of all-time during a Premier League match between Dnipro
Dnipropetrovsk and Karpaty Lviv.
Dnipro's Samuel Inkoom had already been booked when he was substituted
in the 61st minute.
As he trotted towards the touchline, he removed his shirt
and was prevented from shaking sub Evgeniy Shakhov's hand by the fourth
The Ghanaian turned around to see referee Oleg Derevinskiy
brandishing a second yellow card, then a red.
As the substitution had not been completed, Dnipro were
reduced to 10 men, but still held on to win 2-0.
Dnipro manager Juande Ramos had little sympathy for his player,
saying: "Samuel was already on a yellow card, and we know if you take
your shirt off on the field you'll be shown a yellow card.
"It was an unforgivable mistake on the part of our player. A
professional can't allow himself to make such mistakes."
Watch the incident here: