Stuttgart forward Silas Wamangituka was booked for unsportsmanlike conduct when he literally walked the ball into the net during his side’s 2-1 win at Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga.
Bremen striker Davie Selke, who is built like a brick shithouse, did not take kindly to Wamangituka’s cheek and confronted him aggressively – Wamangituka did not want any of that and walked away. Perhaps it was Selke’s overreaction that prompted the ref to pull out his yellow card – the big man was so angry he went up the other end and scored a consolation goal for Bremen in the dying seconds of the game.
If you ask me, it’s a tad harsh on Wamangituka, whose finish was hardly that disrespectful – no moreso than a Panenka penalty, for example. But it’s certainly one of the oddest bookings I’ve ever seen.