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10 Players Who Have Fallen Out With Their Managers

After looking at some notorious bust-ups on the football pitch, here are 10 infamous fallouts involving managers and their players, including one that transpired in South Africa during the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

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In addition to his impeccable goalscoring instincts, well-travelled striker Nicolas Anelka also seemed to have a knack for starting a fight. Sadly, the former Arsenal and Real Madrid forward would be sent home in disgrace from the 2010 World Cup.

During Les Bleus' 2-0 defeat to Mexico during an ill-fated group stage, Anelka unleashed a foul-mouthed tirade at coach Raymond Domenech at half-time, with the French Football Federation deciding to expel him from the camp as a result.

Fernando Redondo was another former Real player who was not selected for his nation's World Cup squad after an argument with his coach.

Redondo's exclusion from the Argentina squad in 1998 was apparently down to his refusal to accept a short haircut as urged by manager Daniel Passarella.

According to the player himself, the feud began after the 1994 World Cup, when Passarella ordered him to cut his long hair in an effort to clean up the squad's image following the Diego Maradona doping scandal.

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Another star who featured at the 1994 tournament was Romario. It would prove to be the peak of the Brazilian's career, though, as he would extend his holiday after the global showpiece.

That decision did not go down well with his Barcelona boss Johan Cruyff.

Having missed pre-season with the Catalan giants as a result, the 1994 FIFA World Player of the Year's days were seemingly numbered at the Camp Nou under the disciplinarian Dutchman as, just months later, he was sold to Flamengo at a loss.

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