Proof That Sportsmanship Still Exists In Soccer

Werder Bremen’s Aaron Hunt became a contender for the FIFA Fair Play Award after refusing a penalty kick.

1. On Saturday, during a German league game between FC Nürnberg and Werder Bremen, Aaron Hunt accidentally tripped over himself inside the penalty box.

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2. The referee incorrectly called it a foul, thus rewarding Werder Bremen a penalty kick.

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Giving them a chance to top their score to 3-0 with 15 minutes left in the game.

3. However, just before a protest could break out, Hunt was quick to challenge the referee’s call and immediately overturned his decision.

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4. Players from the opposing FC Nürnberg graciously acknowledged this rare act of sportsmanship.

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Werner Bremen won the game 2-0.

5. Watch the whole thing here:

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