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Sunday 20 April 2014

TeleBest: The dirtiest players in football

Elizabeth Lambert
Elizabeth Lambert was suspended from the University of New Mexico team after being seen hitting, kicking and, in one instance, pulling an opponent down by her hair during a game against Brigham Young University. She said: "My actions were uncalled for. I let my emotions get the best of me in a heated situation. I take full responsibility for my actions."

Hard-tackling, hair-pulling Elizabeth Lambert has become an internet sensation after a series of violent fouls were caught on camera.

Lambert's wild and aggressive behaviour must be some of the worst sportsmanship ever seen on a football pitch, but she's not the first footballer to take the contact element of the game to extremes.

Here we take a look at the players who perpetually committed bad tackles and were unnecessarily aggressive, earning themselves the tag of a 'dirty' footballer.

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