Video: This is one hell of a skillful way of getting a red card 7 years ago

Video: This is one hell of a skillful way of getting a red card

We come across a lot of ridiculous red cards from right around the world, but this is right up there with the best of them.

If Ukrainian player Olesandr Noyok never does anything else in life, then he can look back on one of the strangest dismissals of all-time.

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Noyok received two yellow cards in a matter of seconds and while the first was fully justified after a two-footed lunge from behind on his Austrian U-21 counterpart, the second he could do little about.

Have a look at the most innocuous back-heel that saw him sent from the field of play, much to his bemusement.

Hat-tip to 101 greatgoals

In fairness, it was highly unfortunate and he would be hard pushed to have executed such an outcome even if he had tried.