LALIGA

The 10 most frequently sent off players in the history of LaLiga

Pochettino

Before becoming the Tinkerman we all know and love today, the Spurs manager was a bit of a hatchet man. During his time with Espanyol he picked up 13 red cards.

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Marchena

The former Valencia and Villarreal defender was partial to an early shower, amassing a total of 13 of them in the Spanish top flight.

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Santi Denia

Atlético Madrid had to make do with ten men on 14 occasions because of Santi Denia.

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Fernando Hierro

Tasty challenges were too tempting to turn down for Real Madrid's former captain. 14 red cards stain an otherwise spotless career.

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Alberto Lopo

Sticking with the theme of hard-hitting central defenders, the former Deportivo La Coruña centre-half has also received his marching orders 14 times.

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Patxi Salinas

And yet another defender on the list. The Athletic Club and Celta Vigo man was prematurely shown his way to the tunnel 15 times during his playing career.

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Juanito Rodríguez

A journey man footballer who fouled consistently wherever he went, collecting a total of 17 red cards during his spells with Las Palmas, Zaragoza, Atlético, Sevilla and Mérida.

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Sergio Ramos

Real Madrid's current captain is not the type to do things by halves, as his 18 red cards indicate.

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Xavi Aguado

The legendary Real Zaragoza captain's bite was worse than his bark. 18 red cards.

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Pablo Alfaro

Alfaro turned out for Zaragoza, Barcelona, Racing, Atlético and Mérida, but is best known for his time with Sevilla. He was sent off 18 times.

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