Brooks Peck

  • Indian footballer dies after goal celebration gone wrong

    Brooks Peck at Dirty Tackle1 hr ago

    An acrobatic goal celebration gone wrong ended up costing 23-year-old Bethlehem Vengthlang FC midfielder Peter Biaksangzuala his life on Sunday. The incident occurred the previous Tuesday after Biaksangzuala scored a 62nd-minute equalizer during a third-division Mizoram Premier League match. The player celebrated his goal with two handsprings, but landed wrong on the second. He was left unconcsious on the pitch as his teammates called for help.

    There is video of the incident, but we will not be showing it here.

    From Reuters:

     The league posted a tribute to Biaksangzuala on its Facebook page. It concluded:

     

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    Brooks Peck at Dirty Tackle2 days ago

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