A Brazilian Goalkeeper Used His Net To Stop The Ball (VIDEO)

A Brazilian Goalkeeper Used His Net To Stop The Ball (VIDEO)

The WTF football moment of the week.

There's no Goal Line Technology in Brazil's second division league. That gives way to situations we're no longer used to seeing in European football, like what happened in the match between Figueirense Futebol Clubs and Associaçao Atlética Ponte Preta.

Figueirense was leading 3 to 1 when the Ponte Preta striker hit the bar. The ball bounced on the goalkeeper, before making it into the goal box... or not!

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The Figueirense goalkeeper, who had to think fast, stopped the ball with his net! Looking at the slow-motion replays, it's clear that there was, in fact, a goal, so the score should have been 3-2.

Unsurprisingly, the Ponte Preta players were furious and argued with the referee for several minutes! Our buddies Jean-Michel Aulas and Jacques-Henri Eyraud would have had a field day with this.

Nancy Youm
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