The best Tweets on Nani’s red card v Real Madrid

Within seconds of Cuneyt Cakir flashing a red card at Luis Nani, there was a hashtag trending worldwide: #Nani.

Not long after, “De Jong” was trending on the social media of choice for many football fans, players and pundits as comparisons were made with the infamous challenge from the 2010 World Cup final.

The overriding opinion seemed to be that Cakir had made a mistake and the sending off of Nani was harsh – the best Tweets on the red card are below.