March 04, 2012

Israeli soccer goalie tries goal kick, wind causes own goal (Video)

In the annals of wind-related own goals, this one from an Israel practice soccer match has to be among one of more memorable ones.

It happened in a game between Dynamo Kiev and Maccabi Haifa as Maccabi goalie Assaf Mendes attempted to kick the ball out of his own goal.

The wind conditions were so bad during the kick that the ball ended up getting caught by the wind and pushed backwards into Assaf’s goal:

(Courtesy of Sportress of Blogitude)

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