You’ve got to feel for Gorka Iraizoz.
The Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper did what few of his contemporaries have done before him — score a goal from a set piece. Even better, Iraizoz’s textbook header off the 95th-minute free kick had given his side an unlikely late equalizer against Malaga.
If it wasn’t for that heartless referee Antonio Mateu, that is.
The match official called the goal back for a mystery foul, crushing Iraizoz’s dreams to finally etch his name into the La Liga scoring charts and Athletic Bilbao lore.
Here, see if you can spot a foul. We’ll wait:
Image provided by Reuters.