With the World Cup imminently upon us, we can expect theatrics aplenty as the planet’s finest teams and players prepare to do whatever it takes in order for their respective countries to secure the ultimate prize.
Some of football’s most accomplished divers will be on display in Brazil, with Liverpool striker Luis Suarez and World Cup poster boy Neymar among them, and the referees will have their work cut out in order to distinguish between simulation and genuine fouls over the course of the tournament.
But Suarez and Neymar will have to exaggerate their amateur dramatics if they are to match the histrionics from a recent encounter in German football, which saw a manager collapse to the ground like he’d been poisoned after the slightest of contact from his rival.
The game in question was a promotion/relegation playoff between Haibach and Kahl, the winner of which would be in the Bayernliga next season, and the situation was an understandably tense one.
Tempers inevitably flared up during the game, which led to a scuffle between the opposing managers on the touchline. But, as you can see in the video above, the Haibach coach reacts somewhat theatrically to a tiny touch, resulting in laughter from the stands.
He did, however, have the last laugh as Haibach emerged victorious, winning the game 2-1.
Thanks to 101greatgoals for bringing this clip to our attention.