Nigel De Jong


7 Infamous World Cup Villains

AEK Athens's Brazilian football star Rivaldo (Top) celebrates with supporters and teammates after the last game of the Greek Super League against Asteras Tripolis on April 20, 2008 at the...

Pele, Paolo Rossi, Sir Geoff Hurst… The World Cup can make heroes of players overnight, but it can equally have the opposite effect. You might get away with a leg-breaking challenge, racist gesture or gobbing at someone in a league game, but in the World Cup? Think again.