Professional Soccer Player Forgets How To Soccer

There are own goals and then there’s whatever the hell this is.

Terrible teams always seem to produce one spectacularly bad play that serves as a microcosm for the season. Chivas USA, in last place in MLS’s Western Conference, can claim Mario de Luna’s impressively boneheaded own goal as their own epic low-light.

Let’s take another look at this. A Seattle Sounders forward makes a seemingly innocuous cross that wasn’t within ten yards of a teammate. Thankfully for the Sounders, Mario de Luna decides to test his own goalie with a beautiful header to the back of his own net.

The greatest moment is when the camera zooms on de Muna to get his reaction to his ill-advised header. It’s quite easy to read his lips.

6. “That didn’t go in…”

7. Oh, yes it did.

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