Lionel messi faces a massive 12 match ban after red card for hitting opponent 8 days ago speaking after his side s triumph villalibre said. It seemed to me a clear aggression from messi.
The yellow card comparison isn t quite as stark.
How many times lionel messi got red card. Messi has a total of 2 red cards. He is also considered to be a calm and patient player but one thing many people don t know about him is how many times he has received a red card. Ronald koeman defends lionel messi after red card for punching athletic bilbao opponent insisting it was normal because i don t know how many times they fouled him in barcelona s spanish.
Lionel messi was sent off for first ever time in his barcelona career on sunday as ronald koeman s side was beaten 3 2 by athletic bilbao in the spanish super. Throughout his professional career lionel messi has only received 2 red cards. Messi has been cautioned 68 times.
Messi s first red card in 753 for barcelona was the fourth of his career overall. Messi saw red in stoppage time as frustration got the. He has been sent off twice playing for argentina including on his debut in 2005 and was dismissed during a barca.
By this metric messi appears to be far better at controlling. And got his first red card in 753. The six time ballon d or winner received the first sending off of his.
Ronaldo has seen 131 yellow cards in his career. With the scores level at 2 2 after 90 minutes it was left to inaki williams to snatch a dramatic decider in the third minute of extra time. Lionel messi could be hit with a 12 match ban following his red card for violent conduct during barcelona 2 3 athletic bilbao.