Veteran keeper gets embarrassing just desserts in Peru
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Today we’re offering one of those wonderful instances where derision and scorn are welcome for the subject of our clip, as a
37-year-old keeper in Peru coughed up an awful goal entirely of his own making.
Juan Flores has been in Peru’s first division since 1996,
with six caps for Peru, but today’s footage makes it clear the veteran goalkeeper has hidden talents.
Six minutes in at Sporting Cristal on Sunday, the Union Comercio goalie gave
away one of the most embarrassing goals you'll ever see. Sporting Cristal won 2-0, and its second goal came via an own goal, seriously.
The pink keeper’s uniform and black headband
provide early hints that the 6-foot-5 Flores fancies a bit of panache, and that’s before he starts time-wasting in the sixth minute of a scoreless game. The keeper’s Neymar-sized ball fake
fools only himself, as Irvin Avila takes the candy away -- and says thank you very much for the easiest winner of his career …
|Recent Soccer America Daily USA-Canada International Friendly Player Ratings Feb. 6, 3:35 a.m. |
The USA closed out its winter camp with a 1-0 win over Canada on a late ... UCLA lands Pugh and Fleming in recruiting coup Feb. 5, 3:07 a.m.
UCLA has signed U.S. women's national team player Mallory Pugh and Canadian Women's World Cup veteran ... MLS player tracker with complete rosters (Feb. 4) Feb. 5, 2:49 a.m.
Columbus Crew SC now has Ola Kamara to go along with Kei Kamara. The 26-year-old Ola ... USA-Canada Preview: Youngsters should get second look Feb. 5, 2:44 a.m.
Jurgen Klinsmann says he has two short-term goals for the USA's second and final test of ... What They're Saying: Megan Rapinoe Feb. 5, 12:28 a.m.
"Naturally, we're upset. The players are very, very upset. We feel disrespected. We feel that our ... What They're Saying: Jerome Kiesewetter Feb. 5, 12:22 a.m.
"I always did [feel like an American]. My mom always told me about my dad, about ... Detroit City FC hits financing goal for stadium work Feb. 5, 12:18 a.m.
Detroit City FC, the community-based NPSL team that has become a hit in the Motor City, ... Video Pick: The Vardy Volley Feb. 5, 12:01 a.m.
In case you missed it, or would like to see it again from every possible angle, ... Under the hood of MLS's CBA Feb. 4, 11:45 p.m.
The contours of the collective bargaining agreement MLS reached with the MLS Players Union have been ... Making a List: 2015 U-17s in the pros Feb. 4, 11:12 p.m.
Joshua Perez, nephew of former U.S. World Cup player Hugo Perez, signed with Italy's Fiorentina, becoming ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives