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

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]