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Get To Know The Meaning And Uses Of White Card In Football

The first ever white card in football history was shown by the referee during a women's clash between Sporting Lisbon and Benfica. Benfica were leading the game by a scoreline of 3-0 when the incident took place.

One of the players felt ill and required medical attention and staff from both sides helped her cure the issue. The incident was deemed sportsman-like by the referee, hence, she brought out the white card for the first time in the history of the sport.

According to JOE , the white card is designed to recognize good sportsmanship on the field.

This was the first time in the history of football that the white card has been implemented. The card system was first brought into play during the 1970 FIFA World Cup. While red and yellow cards have been a staple to the beautiful game, the introduction of the white card is bound to bring a special layer to the game.

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