Video: This defender in Belgium was sent off for a brutal karate kick to the face 5 years ago

Video: This defender in Belgium was sent off for a brutal karate kick to the face

One lad in Belgium has clearly been watching too many Jean-Claude Van Damme movies

Club Brugge defender Tom Hogli looks like he's been studying the moves of Jean-Claude Van Damme, if the red card he picked up on the weekend is anything to go by.

Yassine El Ghanassi, formerly of West Brom, is the unlucky recipient of the kick to the face, as he tries to control a ball that had been lofted forward to him. That is until Hogli comes in to deliver a Sweet Chin Music and leave El Ghanassi in a bit of pain on the ground.

It didn't take the ref too long to decide that he should probably flash a red card, but to be fair Hogli realised straight away that he'd made a mistake and apologised.

Hat-tip to 101 Great Goals

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