Bizarre, Phantom Goal Scored in German Bundesliga Match

Stefan Kiessling scored one of the weirdest goals you’ll ever see awarded during Friday’s Bayer Leverkusen/Hoffenheim Bundesliga match in Germany. Correction, Kiessling didn’t score. His header from a corner went well wide of the post and into the side netting, yet was somehow awarded a goal.

Here’s a screencap — it’s not even close.


We’re used to controversies of balls crossing the line, but this is taking it to absurd new heights.

Also, who knew Joe West had time to umpire the ALCS and ref soccer games on the side? Or that soccer had its own version of the ‘neighborhood play.’? [H/T @Ocko70]

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