Heading the ball into your own foot is a great strategy

What in the hell is going on in this game? The Netherlands lead Spain 3-1, thanks to this bizarre goal by Stefan de Vrij. I've never seen anything like this.

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First of all, nice goalkeeping, Iker Casillas! That is not where you are supposed to be at all. Like really, not at all.

Second of all, I commend Stefan de Vrij for inventing a new way to score, which is very difficult in 2014, given that soccer has been played for eleventy billion years. He totally botches the header, nods the ball down into his foot, somehow nudges the ball over the line with his foot without actually making a kicking motion, then crashes into the post and almost concusses himself.

What looked like it was going to be a comfortable Spain win early in the first half has turned into a mauling by the Netherlands, and everyone's pretty stunned by these developments.

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