Goalie scores amazing diving header own goal

Monday September 29th, 2014


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Goalkeeper Joao Carlos scored a very unlikely own goal over the weekend when he was scrambling back to the net and knocked in a diving header off a clearance attempt by one of his defenders.

A lot of things had to go terribly wrong for Carlos and the rest of the Boa Esporte club for this ball to end up in the back of the net. They can take some solace in that it would have been a really beautiful piece of teamwork if this had been intentional.

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Maybe Joao Carlos could serve his team better as a striker going forward, with this kind of deft finishing touch.

- Brendan Maloy
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