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By The SI Staff
May 12, 2015

In Sunday's first meeting between the New York Red Bulls and New York City FC, Bradley Wright-Phillips found himself in alone on goal, with teammate Damien Perrinelle wide open to his side.

Despite Wright-Phillips already having two goals, unselfishly nudging the ball to his side to set up Perrinelle would have been the wise play. Instead, Wright-Phillips opted to go for his hat trick and was subsequently stoned by Josh Saunders.

Fast forward to Tuesday, with Luis Suárez drawing Bayern Munich's Manuel Neuer out of goal only to set up Neymar for a wide-open finish into an empty net and a dagger of an away goal in the Champions League semifinals.


After witnessing that, Wright-Phillips owned up:


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