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David Beckham sent off after six minutes following a dangerous lunge on Youssef Adnane

Paris St Germain's David Beckham Photo: Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport

Six minutes after he was introduced, David Beckham was sent off, as nine-man Paris St Germain secured a hard-fought Ligue 1 win over Evian.

The former England captain was given the red card, as the game continued into stoppage time, following a dangerous lunge on home substitute Youssef Adnane.

Evian's Youssef Adnane Credit: Neal Simpson/EMPICS Sport

Beckham's PSG team mate Marco Verratti was also dismissed, along with PSG goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu and Evian striker Saber Khelif who were involved in a scuffle.

Paris St Germain's Marco Verratti was also dismissed Credit: Andrew Matthews/EMPICS Sport

PSG assistant coach Claude Makelele was sent to the stands for remonstrating, the game ending with a mass brawl breaking out after the final whistle.

Paris Saint-Germain assistant coach Claude Makelele Credit: Mike Egerton/PA Archive

The scenes overshadowed the rest of the match, during which Javier Pastore's 50th-minute goal proved decisive as PSG re-established their nine-point advantage over second-placed Marseille with four games left.

Yesterday David Beckham was named as the highest earner in British sport by the Sunday Times Richlist, the 38-year-old has amassed a fortune of £165 million from endorsement deals and salary payments.