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The Best of the Worst in 2012
by Samuel Charles, January 1st, 2013 9:46PM

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[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] We're recognizing the absolute top of the bottom of the barrel with Soccer America's three least impressive plays of 2012.

We’ve done our best to select three surefire humdingers, industry terms. If you don’t like this year’s selections, all you have to do is wait till next year…

Casually Terrific Greek Own Goal
Visiting Lazio is threatening during a scoreless tie, and things get trickier when the Panathinaikos’ keeper chooses not to clear, and passes to defender Giourkas Seitaridis, who passes backward to score with such ease, panache and grace you’d almost think he hadn’t just put it in his own net…

  

Steer Wrestling Italian Style
Giampiero Pinzi greatly reduced the likelihood of getting a red card for his outrageous rodeo takedown of Stuart Downing during Udinese’s 3-2 win over Liverpool at Anfield, by jumping up with a huge grin on his face…

  

Worst Free Kick of 2012 (Possibly Decade)
From the sixth tier in England we give you Sam Corcoran’s free kick for Chelmsford City against Hayes and Yeading United, our choice for the most perfectly pitiful play all year. Thanks Sam! 

 



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