MLS Defender Throws Elbow Then Flops in One Depressing Sequence

Brendan Maloy
Tuesday April 15th, 2014

During Sunday's MLS game between the San Jose Earthquakes and the Columbus Crew, Crew defender Giancarlo Gonzalez threw a stiff forearm into the back of San Jose's Chris Wondolowski, knocking him to the ground.

When Wondolowski gave Gonzalez a mostly harmless retaliatory push, he violently flopped to the ground.

Neither player received a penalty, but Gonzalez doesn't come out looking to good, having disrespected the laws of both physics and decency so blatantly at the same time. [SBNation]

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