Carlos Puyol Doing the Splits
Real Madrid’s Angel Di Maria cuts the ball back and Carlos Puyol ends up doing the splits. Di Maria chops the ball back with the inside of his foot and than fakes likes he’s going inside before cutting back outside again. It takes a minute for Puyol to get up off the ground while Cristiano Ronaldo slots the ball home. It’s almost like Puyol was stuck and couldn’t move. I don’t think he’s ever stretched his legs out that far before.
Even the best defenders get beat badly sometimes….
Here’s the video of Di Maria’s cut back. I almost feel bad for poor Carlos, who’s such a warrior for Barcelona:
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