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MLS video review gives Kaka red card for joking incident with Aurelien Collin

MLS video review gives Kaka red card for joking incident with Aurelien Collin
From ESPN - August 12, 2017

Kaka was shown a red card following a bizarre video review deep into stoppage time of Orlando City's loss to the New York Red Bulls.

Time was winding down with the Red Bulls leading 3-1 when players from both sides came together with some light pushing and shoving.

As the teams were beginning to separate, Kaka jokingly put his hands around the mouth of New York's Aurelien Collin from behind.

Collin and Kaka were teammates before Orlando traded the French defender to New York last year, and they laughed off the incident immediately.

However, MLS's newvideo replay system was called into play, and referee Jorge Gonzalez got word that Kaka should be sent off for violent conduct. Orlando's Cristian Higuita and New York's Sean Davis were shown yellow cards for the initial confrontation.

MLS's highest-paid player is now set to be suspended, though Orlando City have the right to appeal the dismissal.

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