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By The SI Staff
October 30, 2014

Being able to stay cool under any circumstances and see things steps ahead of when they occur are hallmark traits of any good defender, so U.S. men's national team fans should be encouraged in Tim Ream's latest act for Bolton. 

No, it didn't quite come on the field, but it still made for quite the great visual.

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Bolton tried to pull a fast one on the former New York Red Bulls center back, luring him into the club's Halloween-decorated interview room and making him think that he was sitting down to tape something for the club's video channel. Masked midfielder Liam Feeney hid behind a curtain, preparing to come out of nowhere and frighten Ream. Only he was having none of it and saw it all the way.


​Watch the attempted prank go hilariously wrong below: