As the video of the self-inflicted calamity shows, the team’s moment of joy at seeing its goalkeeper save a penalty quickly turns to horror, after a pumped-up teammate goes to give his keeper a hug, only to knock the ball out of his hands and send it rolling into the net.
The goalkeeper’s desperate dive to save the ball for a second time proves in vain, as the opposition players appeal to the referee for the goal before wheeling away in celebration.
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Judging by the armband, the culprit appears to be the team’s captain – surely bringing into question his leadership qualities.
You would definitely not want to be that hug-happy player in the dressing room after the game.
Here are some other epic own goals from down the years, as compiled by one YouTube user.