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13 Unlucky Moments Every Soccer Fan Knows Too Well

"Well, that was unlucky!" Here are some really unlucky situations that Allstate hopes you can avoid at all costs. #enviamalasuerte

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1. When your favorite player gets called for a foul, but YOU KNOW the other player was just diving.

Only in soccer do professionals actually strive to fake an injury like this. Come on!
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Only in soccer do professionals actually strive to fake an injury like this. Come on!

2. When the ball is on the line, like RIGHT on the line, and the sideline ref calls it out.

Referees have the worst eyesight, seriously.
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Referees have the worst eyesight, seriously.

3. Of course, whenever your team loses in a penalty kick shootout.

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Especially when you know your team was better.

4. Any time someone scores an own goal.

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This is probably the unluckiest thing that can happen in soccer, actually.

5. When a goalkeeper gets chipped from far out.

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Is it actually bad luck, or does the keeper just suck that much?

6. When your favorite player scores the game-winning goal, and you were checking your phone right as it happened.

Sometimes you have to endure 89 minutes of boring soccer for that one precious minute of eternal glory.
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Sometimes you have to endure 89 minutes of boring soccer for that one precious minute of eternal glory.

7. When the star forward on your team is having a dry spell and cannot put ANYTHING in the net.

It's as if he's cursed or something.
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It's as if he's cursed or something.

8. When you go to a game, and the three rows in front of you decide to stand the entire time.

It's not like you gave up your hard-earned cash for these seats or anything.
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It's not like you gave up your hard-earned cash for these seats or anything.

9. Or when your seat is next to this guy's:

So much for hearing anything ever again.
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So much for hearing anything ever again.

10. Or, even worse, when you show up at the stadium, and your seat happens to be in the opposing team's section.

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Just pretend you were never there...

11. When you're trying to show off some of your own moves and end up just tripping and hitting the ground.

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It's not even your body that hurts, it's your pride.

12. Or when you're out kicking around with friends, and someone megs you like this:

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Nothing is worse.

13. And of course, this:

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OK, this pretty much never happens to anybody, but it's so hard not to laugh!