Viral Friday: Ribery Scarf Attack, Indonesia Match-Fixing, 40-yard Ballistic Missile

It’s Halloween today which means we’re serving up some ‘ghoulish goals’ and some ‘horror’ howlers….ah forget the crow-barred theme — quite simply, here’s the five best and most bizarre football videos to grace YouTube this week. Our handpicked collection this week includes a cynical scarf attack, a fantastically crap piece of gamesmanship and an impossibly obvious bout of match-fixing.

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Top 5 Shirt Swapping Controversies

All-in-all shirt-swapping is meant to be an endearing and fulfilling gesture – a fine sign of respect for an opponents performance or a career landmark.  It should be simple really – a quiet and modest exchange of shirts at the end of the match. But when it goes wrong, it doesn’t half kick off — both on the pitch and in the stands. Here are our top 5 controversies inspired by Mario Balotelli’s recent blunder against Real Madrid.

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Viral Football: Player Celebrates A Goal Despite Missing, Dog Pitch Invasion, Rooney Deja Vu

All week we’ve kept a watchful eye on the best and most bizarre football videos from the global game, and here they are all laid out for you to tuck in to. This week’s feast of farcical football includes a player celebrating a goal despite missing the target by some distance, an eye-wateringly venomous long distance strike and the Everest of all football videos…an adorable pitch invading dog!

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Viral Friday: Brilliant Bendtner Scissor-Kick, Vintage Keano Self Destructs

Once more we’ve chucked our viral net far and wide across hundreds of football videos on YouTube this week and reeled in five real beauties, including – Arsenal proving quite useless at a striking challenge, Ronaldinho signing autographs in the middle of a game, Mr Bendtner doing something eye-catching that doesn’t involve a police cell and a literal blast from the past from a certain tempestuous Irishman.

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Viral Friday: 18 Years Of Arsene Wenger Fights And Fails

Here we are for another week – dishing up the most brilliant and bizarre football videos that ticked the viral box in the last seven days. Leading the charge was a compilation of Arsene Wenger’s ‘finest’ moments as Arsenal manager – a nod to his recent 18th year anniversary in charge of the Gunners. Elsewhere we have a wardrobe malfunction in Bolivia, a cracking celebration in Latvia, a poleaxed ref in Argentina and Gary Neville getting blitzed by a pitch side sprinkler.

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