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10/12/2011 03:37 pm ET Updated Dec 12, 2011

Rashed Al Hooti Red Card: Bahraini Soccer Player Ejected 39 Seconds Into Match Against Iran (VIDEO)

There are TV commercials that last longer than Bahrain's Rashed Al Hooti did against Iran during a World Cup qualifying match on Tuesday evening.

Thirty nine seconds after the match began, Al Hooti delivered an illegal tackle on an Iranian forward that left the referee little choice but to assign a red card to the Bahraini defender.

According to Dirty Tackle, some are calling the play the fastest red card ever in international play.

Al Hooti, playing in just his third match with the national team, was forced to watch from the sideline as his squad was crushed by Iran 6-0.

It seems like they could have used an extra man on the field.

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