The following dive (courtesy of the Offside and Off the Post) from a Columbian league game got me to thinking: What are some of the worst dives in World Cup history?
First off, the dive in the Columbian league game, perpetrated by Atletico Juniors' Emerson Acuna.
Are you kiddin' me?? The guy's miles from the defender! And the referee called a penalty?!?
Next up, a compendium of the worst dives of the 2006 World Cup, as narrated by the folks of ESPN's Sportscenter.
Pay particular attention to Cristiano Ronaldo's flop job, Asamoah Gyan's dramatics and Cristian Zacccardo's awful acting job against Australia ...
Finally, some of the worst dives in football history ... who can forget Gilardino's efforts for AC Milan in the first excerpt of the clip, Rivaldo's Oscar-winning performance in the 2002 World Cup and Brazilian 'keeper Duda's spectacular skills against a Celtic supporter ... great stuff ...
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