Classic Moments: Jason McAteer’s flying karate kick


14th, June 2007


In which the recently retired Mr McAteer manages a leaping karate kick that is way more impressive than the infamous effort by Eric Cantona, or the brutal block by Israel’s Kobi Mossa. The incident occurred during a World Cup qualifier between Macedonia and the Rep. of Ireland in 1996. The Irish’s away kit is quite a piece of work, too…

[Via Guardian]

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  1. cole says:

    touchy ref – he won the ball didn’t he?

  2. Anonymous says:

    And he didn’t book Roy Keane for that haircut?