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Dirty Tackle

Brazilian physio invades pitch to make vital tackle

Ryan Bailey
Dirty Tackle

It's not often that we have cause to report on Brazilian lower league matches, but this is a worthy exception.

Ponta Pora were hosting and Coxim on Sunday when the visitors launched an attack down the left flank. After some silky individual skill the Coxim number 4 thought he only had the keeper to beat — but he was wrong. The quick-thinking Ponta Pora physio discretely slid in with a heroic last-gasp clearance, all while  keeping hold of his bags. What a hero. If the referee wasn't standing yards away, he probably would've got away with his brilliant plan.

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