5 footballers who never received a red card throughout their playing careers

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Raul Gonzalez Blanco

born 27 June 1977, known as Raúl, is a Spanish football manager and former player who played as a striker. He is the current manager of Real Madrid Castilla. Raúl is considered one of the most important players in the history of Real Madrid and regarded as one of the greatest Spanish players of all-time and one of the best strikers ever.

He spent 16 years of his career playing for Real Madrid and is the club's second all-time top goalscorer with 323 goals behind Cristiano Ronaldo with 450, and he is the most capped player in the history of the club, with 741 appearances. The 'Prince of Spanish football' as he is fondly called, is one such player who has never seen a red card during his seventeen years as a player. In a memorable career of over 940 club games 404 goals

Phillip Lahm

Philipp Lahm born November 11,1983 is a German retired professional footballer who played as a right back or defensive midfielder and spent much of his career playing left back. He was the captain of Bayern Munich, having led them to numerous honours

Despite being in the defense area and prone to receiving warning cards, the German right-back holds the recognition of never having received a red card, according to UEFA. He retired in March 2017

Damien Anthony Duff

Born on 2 March 1979 is an Irish professional football coach and former player who played predominantly as a winger

He began his professional playing career with Blackburn Rovers, and in 2003 was signed for by Chelsea, where he won two Premier League title. After four seasons at Stamford Bridge, he left for Newcastle United and then moved on to Fulham, with whom he played in the 2010 UEFA Europa League. He ended his career with brief stays in Melbourne City and the League of Ireland with Shamrock Rovers before retiring in December 2015, all through his playing career, he never received a red card

Kareem Benzema

Karim Mostafa Benzema (born 19 December 1987) is a French professional footballer who plays as a striker for Spanish club Real Madrid and the France national team. Known for his agility and finishing, Benzema is considered to be one of the best strikers in the world.

He also dubbed as one of the few players in the world with no red card and very few yellow cards, he is often described as gentle and respectful.

I saved the best for the last, here is one of the few people in the world that never received a card either yellow or red throughout his playing years, almost difficult to believe

Gary Lineker

Gary Winston Lineker was born on 30 November 1960, he is an English former professional footballer and current sports broadcaster . He is regarded as one of the greatest English strikers, Lineker began his football career at Leicester City in 1978, and he then moved to league champions Everton, before moving to Spanish giants Barcelona. He later joined Tottenham Hotspur in 1989, and won the FA Cup , his first and only major trophy in English football. Lineker's final club was Nagoya Grampus Eight; he retired in 1994.

He is also the only player to have been the top scorer in England with three clubs: Leicester City, Everton and Tottenham Hotspur. Also, he never received a yellow or red during his 16-year career. As a result, he was honoured in 1990 with the FIFA Fair Play Award.

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