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And finally… Captain Argentina

This is a story from the FSF archive – the FSF and SD merged to become the FSA in 2019.

 This week Argentinian defender Martin Mantovani scored three goals in La Liga: two in the right end and one in the wrong one as Huesca beat Leganés 2-1 on the final day. Incidentally, Mantovani made over 200 appearances for Leganés previously but his superhero antics weren’t enough to save Huesca from the drop. 

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And finally… highs and lows

You may remember Baroka FC ‘keeper Mamelodi Sundowns making headlines last year after scoring an outrageous overhead kick. He’s back in the news again, but this time for all the wrong reasons. Have a look.

And finally… the classics

Will we ever tire of seeing a defender bury a header into his own goal? We very much doubt it. This week’s entry into the canon is Joeffrey Cuffaut’s top corner effort, which sent Nancy on their way to a 2-0 home defeat against Bordeaux…

And finally… ignored

A shirtless buffoon, with terrible touch and technique, invaded the pitch during a recent Honduran fixture between Olimpia and Motagua in an effort to be the centre of attention for a little while . Play continued, however – his scuffed finish ignored by all and sundry.

And finally… halfway

To the Sao Paulo state leagues this week for And finally… where Sao Bento defender João Paulo scored a remarkable own goal from the half-way line. His attempted backpass sailed over his goalkeeper whose acrobatic efforts almost saved it. Almost.

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