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

A few years back a Francesco Totti back-heeled penalty was doing the rounds. It was simultaneously arrogant, playful, fluid, and (most of all) skilfull. Anyway, over in the Middle East Awana Diab was taking notes and tries the same in UAB’s 6-2 win over Lebanon. Diab’s version is stuttering, slow, weak, and funny. To be fair it does trickle in but what’s the keeper doing?

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