NEW YORK – Football World Cup 2014 is now 28 days away and excitement is getting hotter.
We have giving a daily dose of some interesting facts relating to the mega events, the present one and past ones. Here is the today’s daily dose”
There were 28 red cards shown in 64 matches at Germany 2006, setting a new FIFA World Cup record.
The disciplinary count, which also included 345 yellow cards – an average of 5.39 per match – surpassed the previous benchmark from France 1998.
There was, though, a notable improvement in discipline at South Africa 2010, with 104 fewer yellow cards and 11 fewer dismissals than the previous edition.