Moses sets new record in FA Cup history

FA Cup By: Ambrose Udeme | 28/05/2017

Victor Moses ranked 5th in FA Cup final hall of shame

Victor Moses was on Saturday the fifth player to join the FA Cup Hall of Shame while he also became the first Nigerian to be sent off in an FA Cup final in England.

The Nigerian wing-back who sparked further controversy after throwing away his black armband before heading down the players' tunnel however, is the only player to have been sent off in a final for diving.

The 26-year-old's controversial actions came after Chelsea's first half blunder when they "forgot" to wear the armbands in honour of the Manchester Arena attack victims.

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Blues' stars returned to the pitch in the second half wearing the armbands. The Chelsea right-wing-back received a second yellow for simulation and was dismissed in the 68th minute.

Moses had been booked 11 minutes earlier after hacking down Danny Welbeck during an Arsenal break. It means the Nigerian joins Chris Smalling (2016), Pablo Zabaleta (2013), Jose Antonio Reyes (2005) and Kevin Moran (1985) as players who have been sent off in an FA Cup final.

22 people died in the terrorist attack on Monday and a minute's silence prior to the game was held in their honour.