Often in soccer when a player goes down injured, a team will play the ball out of bounds to allow the injured player to receive medical treatment. Once everything is taken care of, the opposing team plays the ball back out of sportsmanship. That's exactly what this Doncaster Rovers player was trying to do here.
WHOOPS! HE SCORED! Surprisingly, there's no rule against this, but Doncaster decided to be nice and allow the easiest goal in the history of soccer to be scored against them.
It's no secret that the defending in early-season soccer matches is pretty terrible, but this takes it to a whole different level. Big shoutout to the keeper there who clearly thought for a second about abandoning the plan and stealing a win. He wussed out though and the game ended in a 1-1 draw, but a win for sportsmanship.
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