That foolish goal went down in a Colorado high school school game. Unfortunately, it was called off because of offsides. Which as someone that watches soccer but doesn’t necessarily understand soccer I find one of the most frustrating rules in sports.
I see the merit of not having strikers cherry picking and floating at one end of the field but sometimes its just a cruel rule. And few things in sports look as stupid as keepers or defenders throwing up a hand hoping the official calls an offside.
Granted this goal never should of happened as the keeper was shamefully lazy getting off his line. The striker deserved this highlight reel goal, he did a front flip off two feet over another human and landed on his feet. Sometimes the highlight should simply take precedent over the rules, reward the exceptional play. Nearly everyone that’s seen this would be happier if it was a goal.
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