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The Week in Amazing: A terrible tackle, an even worse offside call, and goals

January 20, 2015

Last week’s most ridiculous soccer moments

By Dan Stelly and Jacob Klinger


tackle

Leonardo Marín clearly doesn’t understand the concept of a friendly. Or not breaking opponents’ legs. [source: Jotita Bernabe/Vine, hat tip to @gumptaff]

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Tomas Rosicky beat four Manchester City players with a pinpoint, outside-of-the-boot pass to Santi Cazorla. [source: AriesArsenal/Reddit]

daniels

Billy Daniels scored this smart volley just three minutes into his Notts County debut. Not a bad start! [source: gfycat.com]

heerenveen

Sam Larsson finished off a Heerenveen move that included a nutmeg, a rabona, and a half-volley. [source: gfycat.com]

thomas

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas scored a penalty with one of the most plodding run-ups we’ve ever seen. Good finish, though. [source: gfycat.com]

Vertonghen offside

Jan Vertonghen, about to be flagged offside against Sunderland. Yes, really. [source: DailyMail.co.uk]

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