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Deportations, UFOs and 36 red cards: Weirdest reasons football matches were abandoned

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Premier League players then asked to leave the pitch following confusion over their documentation - Lionel Messi led his team off the playing surface before they flew back to Buenos Aires.

And although that failed fixture will go down in history as one of the most bizarre endings to a match - it pales in comparison to some of the weirdest abandonments in the record books.Daily Star Sport have now put together a top seven of the most odd and memorable early conclusions to fixtures - including the presence of firearms and scares with unidentified flying objects.

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