Best and worst penalty you’ll ever see

This gem comes to us from the Maldives v Afghanistan international last night.

Best and worst penalty you’ll ever see

This gem comes to us from the Maldives v Afghanistan international last night.

The country’s played out a 1-1 extra time draw in the AFC Challenge Cup third place play-off and had to settle the game on penalties.

During the shootout Ashad Ali Adubarey of the Maldives stepped up with one of the most unusual spot kicks we have ever seen.

Adubarey appeared to trip over his own feet in the run up and fall flat on his face.

With the puzzled goalkeeper looking on, Adubarey hauled himself off the floor and calmly slotted the ball into the net.

While it is against the rules to stop in the run up to a penalty, falling over seems to have put the referee into a rather grey area and he decided to allow the goal to stand.

Maldives went on to win the shootout 9-8 and claim third spot.

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