Fish Flop: Maldives Striker Pulls Off New, Cutting Edge Version Of ‘Stuttering’ Penalty Run-Up (Video)

Chris Wright

30th, May 2014

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By Chris Wright

The Maldives beat Afghanistan 7-8 on penalties to win the third-place play-off game of this season’s AFC Challenge Cup on Wednesday night, with Maldives striker Ashad Ali Adubarey debuting a daring new take on the ‘stuttering’ penalty run-up to tuck his crucial spot-kick away to level the shoot-out score at 6-6.

After beginning his approach as normal, Ali appeared to trip himself in slapstick fashion and fell flat on his belly, before getting straight back to his feet and poking his penalty past the momentarily flummoxed Afghan ‘keeper…

Can’t argue with those results!

(Via Guardian)