Abdul Al Traidi Busts Out The ‘Somersault Throw-In’ (Video)

Chris Wright

22nd, February 2011


By Chris Wright

Presenting the Saudi Arabian Rory Delap…

Whereas Al Ittifaq’s Abdul Al Traidi got his ‘flip throw’ spot on, it’s perhaps worth remembering that it’s a particularly easy skill to balls-up, often with disastrous results…

Video via 101GG.

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  1. Jonas says:


  2. Anthony says:

    ryan guys been doing them in ireland for years- heres him against man united-its one of his shorter ones though http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqIJSzOf7bM

  3. Tom Jones says:

    Foul throw. You are not allowed to throw in from a crouching position. Why the hell does refs never do anything about this?

  4. Lorenzo says:


    At the moment of delivering the ball, the thrower:
    • faces the field of play
    • has part of each foot either on the touch line or on the ground
    outside the touch line
    • holds the ball with both hands
    • delivers the ball from behind and over his head
    • delivers the ball from the point where it left the field of play

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