Ukrainian soccer player answers his phone mid-match

Wednesday January 21st, 2015

Ukraine's FC Enerhiya Nova Kakhovka took on Olimpik Donetsk in a friendly recently, but it seems the contest was not quite compelling enough to hold everyone's attention.

Centerback Oleh Makarov is in the middle of the match when he decides he has more pressing matters to attend to and pulls out his cell phone and answers a call.

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It should be noted that the defender does seem to be keeping an eye on the action while chatting, and is able to receive a pass before he even has a chance to put his phone away.

Perhaps we have all just been assuming it is a bad idea to talk on your phone while playing soccer, without ever actually giving it a try.


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