Is it a snake? A floundering eel? No, it's a Ukrainian footballer!
In what must be one of the most blatant pieces of simulation ever seen on a football pitch, Metalurg Donetsk's Oleksandr Noyok committed the above act in a match against Karpaty Lviv this weekend.
Now, the video does not show what preceded this dramatic display, so there is a small chance that Noyok was actually caught by a haymaker and dumped to the turf.
It would explain - though only just - the quite astonishing display of rolling and face-clutching that we can ever remember. If you didn't know better you'd swear that theRead More »from Oleksandr Noyok produces contender for worst play-acting of all time for Metalurg Donetsk