Football is known for its ability to produce moments of beauty, but also madness in equal measure. John Duerden casts his eye on 10 of the worst histronics in the tournament's history.
10. Edson leaves Vietnam mid-tournament in 2004
After Vietnam were shocked 3-0 by Indonesia at home, fans waited after the game to tell coach Edson Tavares to go back to Brazil. He promised he would after quite a bit of prompting from the Vietnamese Football Federation. but wanted to at least finish the tournament and play the final game against Laos first. He wasn't given the chance and had to leave even before the group stage finished.
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