Video: German sixth-tier match features worst dive ever recorded on film

Posted by Chris Wright

One 10-minute tour around YouTube's labyrinthine annals will prove that there are an awful lot of claimants to the "worst dive ever" crown (Alberto Gilardino against Celtic is a personal favourite) but here at Toe Poke, we think we may have just rooted out the very worst, ridiculously overcooked act of "simulation" ever captured on film.

The footage comes from a recent game between SV Boeblingen and Goppinger SV in the sixth tier of German football and sees one of the Goppinger attackers trying his luck with one of the sloppiest, hammiest, most delayed and most astonishingly unbelievable dives we've ever seen attempted -- only to be given the sodding penalty for his troubles!

Do we laugh or do we cry?


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