Champions League

5 players who have been sent-off the most in Champions League history

Arjun Singh Devgan
Sergio Ramos has been sent-off four times in Champions League history
Sergio Ramos has been sent-off four times in Champions League history / Eurasia Sport Images/GettyImages
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The UEFA Champions League is the most prestigious club competition in the world, with a number of top clubs participating in it and vying to become champions of Europe. There have been a number of top players who have played in the competition with many going on to become the greats of the game.

Here, we take a look at five players who have been sent-off the most in Champions League history.

1. Zlatan Ibrahimovic - 4 red cards

Zlatan Ibrahimovic
FC Internazionale v AC Milan - Coppa Italia / Jonathan Moscrop/GettyImages

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of the greatest players in the sport and while he is brilliant on the pitch, he is also known for his temper and sometimes let's it get the better off him.

Considering that the Super Swede is still active at the highest level, he might just add to his red card tally in the near future.

2. Sergio Ramos - 4 red cards

Sergio Ramos
Real Madrid CF v Girona FC - La Liga / Quality Sport Images/GettyImages

Sergio Ramos is widely hailed as one of the greatest defenders in the world, but he also holds the distinction of receiving the most red cards for a defender.

The Spaniard too is playing at the highest level for Paris Saint-Germain and could pick up a few more before his career ends.

3. Edgar Davids - 4 red cards

Rome v Juventus X
Rome v Juventus X / Getty Images/GettyImages

Nicknamed the "Pitbull" for his tenacity on the field, Edgar Davids was a legendary figure for both club and country, but retired from the competition with four reds to his name.

The Dutchman was a tough midfielder, but also capable of playing silky, skillful football if required.

4. Marco Verratti - 3 red cards

Juan Bernat, Marco Verratti, Presnel Kimpembe, Benoit Bastien
Lille OSC v Paris Saint-Germain - Ligue 1 / Jean Catuffe/GettyImages

One of the best midfielders in the sport at present, it might come as a surprise that Marco Verratti has already received three red cards considering that he is just 28-years-old.

The Italian has seven-eight years of football left ahead of him and might just top this list in the future.

5. Arturo Vidal - 3 red cards

SSC Napoli v FC Barcelona - UEFA Champions League Round of 16: First Leg
SSC Napoli v FC Barcelona - UEFA Champions League Round of 16: First Leg / MB Media/GettyImages

Arturo Vidal is another tough tackling midfielder, known for his tenacity on the field and one who sometimes let's his temper get the better of him. The Chilean is another who is still active and could move up this list in the future.

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