On this day: 23 June 2006
On this day in 1994, Italy's Gianluca Pagliuca became the first goalkeeper to receive a red card in the Azzurri's match against Norway; nevertheless, Italy won the match 1-0.
On this day in 1998, Cameroon's Rigobert Song received a red card in their match against Chile and became the only player to be sent off in two different editions; he was previously expelled against Brazil in 1994.
On this day in 1998, Scotland lost 0-3 to Morocco in St. Etienne and were eliminated for the eighth time in eight FIFA World Cup participations.
FIFA Communications Division
Berlin, 21 June 2006