Originally written on FatManWriting  |  Last updated 2/20/13
I've always heard that soccer is taken pretty seriously in other countries, but after watching and reading about this goal I think it is safe to say that some of these guys are flat out cold-hearted. Down 2-1, Peruvian goalkeeper Juan  Flores stopped the ball and tried to pick it up only to pass out; it was later discovered that he was suffering from heat exhaustion at the time. Apparently unconscious players on the field don't warrant a stop in play in Peru's top division. So with play still ongoing, as the ball slowly rolled out of the goalie's grasp a player from his own team and the opposition raced for it. The opposition got there first and kicked it in for an easy goal and a 3-1 lead. The best part came later when an explanation was given as to why the goal was scored rather than seeing to a fallen player. "Football is for the living." Brutal. Simply brutal. And they call that the beautiful game? [NESN]
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