TWENTY seconds left on the clock, a goal down against Spain with World Cup progression on the line and you have a throw in. What do you do? Time and time again we’ve seen goalkeepers come off their lines in a bid to be their team’s hero and score the goal they so desperately need.We’ve seen crucial goals in dying seconds at almost every World Cup or major soccer event in recent memory.
What we’ve very rarely – maybe never – is the “roly-poly” FAILED throw-in.
Enter Iran’s Milad Mohammadi who, after the kissing the ball for luck it seems, took a run up and attempted the forward flip throw in.
Credit to him, he landed it, but there wasn’t enough power for a throw so back he went to try it again – the normal way.
It happened in the dying seconds of his nation’s 1-0 defeat to Spain.
Thousands of fans took to Twitter after witnessing the bizarre moment: