Kevin Hart attempted a penalty kick on Manchester City’s Joe Hart

Angela Sun
Yahoo Sports Minute Blog
Kevin Hart attempted a penalty kick on Manchester City’s Joe Hart
Kevin Hart attempted a penalty kick on Manchester City’s Joe Hart

Comedian Kevin Hart may be short in stature, but it doesn't seem to be holding him back. During a press tour of the United Kingdom to promote his film Ride Along, the funnyman stopped by Manchester City FC on Wednesday to visit the team and see his "cousin," goalkeeper Joe Hart (no relation despite the crowd's audible approval of the comment.)

After securing all sorts of laughs from the players and press on hand, the 5-foot-4 movie star lined up a regulation penalty kick with the 6-foot-5, one-time Barclays Golden Glove winner waiting in the net. Now, as you can imagine, the professional goalkeeper didn't go 100 percent in this situation. He actually went closer to zero percent as "cousin Kevin" zipped one by him into the net. But the goal — which the shorter Hart claimed to "bend it like Beckham" — was actually pretty adept, tucking itself just inside the post. Would arguably the best goalie in soccer definitely have saved that shot if he were treating it like a Premier League attempt?

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