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Is this the world's greatest ever defence?

Fri Nov 11 12:23PM

An unbelievable goalmouth scramble from an Iranian second-tier match has made unlikely heroes of the players involved.

Aboomoslem were hosting Mes Rafsanjan in their Azadegan League a few weeks ago, and the home side started an amazing attacking sequence from a free kick.

No fewer than ten attempts on goal were repelled in the space of 20 seconds during the astonishing sequence, with two Aboomoslem shots coming back off the woodwork and the rest being desperately hacked clear by the plucky Rafsanjan defence.

The mad scramble had been sparked when the goalkeeper ended up on the turf after jumping up to collect the free kick, provoking a succession of madcap attempts to get the ball into the unguarded net.

With those attempts becoming ever more desperate and the goalie recovering to his feet, one of the attacking side tried out an audacious overhead kick to settle things once and for all - only to leave his team-mates holding their heads in disbelief as the ball sailed safely away.

Sadly, all that good work was undone a few minutes later when the visiting goalie gave away a penalty that was slotted away cleanly to secure a 1-0 win for the hosts.

Watch the video:

  1. The worst attack more like it.

    jubbin_dudeFrom jubbin_dude on Fri Nov 11 03:20PM

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  2. LOL. Classic.

    chol_mattitudeFrom chol_mattitude on Fri Nov 11 04:05PM

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  3. large cucumber. possibly.

    ptrheatonFrom ptrheaton on Fri Nov 11 04:14PM

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  4. Yahoo. Where intelligence comes to die.

    kinsellahughFrom kinsellahugh on Fri Nov 11 04:36PM

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  5. What you call a right balls up is'nt it?

    ann.stoodleyFrom ann.stoodley on Fri Nov 11 04:47PM

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  6. Things like this happen every week in our Sunday league!!!!

    garysweeney9From garysweeney9 on Fri Nov 11 04:49PM

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  7. @#$%

    cranebenFrom craneben on Fri Nov 11 05:13PM

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  8. They do not realise this is not Ping Pong.

    yhalaiFrom yhalai on Fri Nov 11 05:23PM

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  9. they lost the ball in the melee, that was the only brain cell between them that they were playing with, shame enit

    danielthealienFrom danielthealien on Fri Nov 11 05:35PM

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  10. simple chip or placed volley would have scored looks like 5 goalies

    bernardmccrossanFrom bernardmccrossan on Fri Nov 11 06:28PM

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  11. shame they used a toaster to film the action.

    robgappFrom robgapp on Fri Nov 11 06:40PM

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  12. robgapp (12) you are so right! what is it with all these amazing phones which are being sold today that their camera features are sooooo useless? toaster - classic!!!

    andyplaysthepianoFrom andyplaysthepiano on Fri Nov 11 06:56PM

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  13. lololololololololololol. LOL.

    angela_coolchickFrom angela_coolchick on Fri Nov 11 08:14PM

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  14. Get rid of these totally pathetic adverts before the bit you want to actually want to watch starts...Do they really think people are interested in their tatty little products. We want to watch Iranians hoofing furiously!

    noz785From noz785 on Fri Nov 11 08:42PM

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  15. I'd like to think most folk just turn the sound down and read a few of the comments before returning to the actual newsclips but agreed that the adverts are beginning to get really infuriating on Yahoo

    andyplaysthepianoFrom andyplaysthepiano on Fri Nov 11 09:18PM

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  16. things like this happen in our sunday league!!!!!!! things like this happen when im watching the millers!

    cheezifeetFrom cheezifeet on Fri Nov 11 09:43PM

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  17. Hey noz785,Persian people are the first civilization and empire of the world...read history and see how you British loot them and Colonized them and made them backward...you such a shameless people(British)

    supersonic_richardFrom supersonic_richard on Sat Nov 12 02:55AM

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  18. Hey noz785,Persian people are the first civilization and empire of the world...read history and see how you British loot them and Colonized them and made them backward...you such a shameless people(British)

    supersonic_richardFrom supersonic_richard on Sat Nov 12 02:56AM

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  19. This is related to Hazfi Cup 2009-2010, was held 27 Feb 2010, final result 2-2 and Mes won in penalty-shouts 7-6

    myneda76From myneda76 on Sat Nov 12 06:07AM

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  20. how did they miss

    pjma1From pjma1 on Sat Nov 12 06:43AM

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  21. @#$% off

    elahe_a1992From elahe_a1992 on Sat Nov 12 07:06AM

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  22. Just like watching Scotish football.

    bluenose54From bluenose54 on Sat Nov 12 07:15AM

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  23. Hi,
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    amir_mahyar20From amir_mahyar20 on Sat Nov 12 07:55AM

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  24. i thought brits are just the ugliest people of the world but seems they got another talent "stupidity" look to these nonsense comments no brainers!

    ff_fractalFrom ff_fractal on Sat Nov 12 08:12AM

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  25. i like it,unbelievable match,viva iranian players

    pejman_rahroFrom pejman_rahro on Sat Nov 12 08:42AM

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  26. AMAZING SKILL THE OTHER TEAM DID NOT WHAT HIT THEM

    lthomasgoughFrom lthomasgough on Sat Nov 12 09:58AM

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  27. AMAZING SKILL THE OTHER TEAM DID NOT WHAT HIT THEM

    lthomasgoughFrom lthomasgough on Sat Nov 12 09:58AM

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  28. It's Iranian football... Just see and enjoy...

    p.ishvaFrom p.ishva on Sat Nov 12 10:11AM

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  29. yashasin

    ha_ahmadiFrom ha_ahmadi on Sat Nov 12 10:17AM

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  30. "Hey noz785,Persian people are the first civilization and empire of the world...read history and see how you British loot them and Colonized them and made them backward...you such a shameless people(British)" supersonic_richard.
    you are the most stupidest person on this planet. About persians are the most civilised people on earth,PFFT, thats why you hang people in the towns and cities.

    ribin.konapFrom ribin.konap on Sat Nov 12 01:28PM

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