Juan Sebastian Veron was sent off for Estudiantes on Sunday night, in what may be his last game of professional football.
The 38-year-old was substituted in the 2-0 defeat for his side, and had a bizarre exchange with the referee – only to be dismissed as he walked off the pitch.
With the game the last fixture in the first-half of the Argentine season and no more action until 2014, it is not known whether Veron will continue playing next season.
If he does hang up his boots, the strange dismissal will be an unorthodox way for the former Argentina international to leave the game.
Veron played for United for two seasons after signing from Lazio in 2001 and was sold on to Chelsea, where he was on the books for four years between 2003 and 2007.
Although an excellent player in Italy and on the international level, the best of the South American playmaker was rarely on show in England.
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