Perfectly timed soccer team photo captures bench collapse

Friday October 17th, 2014

League of Ireland Premier Division team Derry City gathered together to take their team photo when something magical happened just as the camera went off: the bench the front row of players were sitting on collapsed.

The chances of something so hilarious being captured at such a perfect time must be extremely slim, so be sure and really drink in everything in the photo, from the confusion on the faces of the players on the bench to the joy in the eyes of their teammates standing behind them.

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How the player all the way on the left wound up face down is the kind of mystery that elevates this from a goofy photo to high art.


Brendan Maloy

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