His name is Ismael. Ismael Hamdaoui.
An injured soccer player was picked up in a motorized wheelbarrow instead of a stretcher during a Romanian fourth division match between Timisul Urseni and SS Politehnica Timisoara.
The basketball fail of the day is brought to you by Natoye basketball player Pierre-Yves Winkin, who somehow managed to miss four consecutive shots at HIS OWN basket during a fifth division Belgian basketball game between his side and Andenne.
Festus Baise, a Hong Kong first division player, scored the best own goals ever with a freaking backward scorpion kick! The Sun Hei defender was attempting a spectacular clearance in a match against Citizen AA this weekend, when he somehow managed to put the ball into his own net. Words fail to describe it in all of its glory…
At least for a while, that is. Brazilian lower-division player Macaca blasts the ball over an open goal from 4 yards and earns worst soccer (football) miss of the season title.
“The funny thing was the stewards actually thanked me for it”, said expelled Ashley Vickers.
Although it sounds like something from a cartoon, this is an actual news report from AFP: An amateur footballer in Italy has been given a 20-month ban for trying to force a whistle down a referee’s throat after he was sent off.
Ever heard of Jordan McCabe? No? Well remember that name because this 12-year-old is going places!