Watch: One-legged fan scores spectacular long-range chip during half-time

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For years now, half-time entertainment at football grounds up and down the country has often involved fans plucked from the crowd and challenged to find the back of the net in some way, shape or form.

It has become as much a part of the football experience as the half-time pie, pre-match pint or seeing your team concede a last minute equaliser.

However, Dundee United - or, more specifically, a one-legged fan of the Scottish Championship side - took things to another level this week with a half-time shooting display that left spectators stunned, and for good reason.

At the half way stage of Dundee United's Tuesday night fixture against Dunfermline Athletic, the home side challenged fans of both clubs to try and score with just 10 seconds on the clock.

Given that they had to start their runs from the half-way line and still beat a goalkeeper, that's no small feat. 

For McKay, who lost his right leg at age nine due to an aggressive form of bone cancer called osteosarcoma, you'd think that would be an impossible task.

Instead, the 32-year-old Dundee United fan stunned those in attendance at the Tannadice Stadium by producing a skillful dribble and expertly weighted chip to beat the 'keeper.

The reaction of the Dundee United substitutes sums it up perfectly.

McKay won more than just the admiration of all his fellow supporters, however. According to RT, he also picked up a free pie and hot drink thanks to his stunning strike. 

“It was all a bit mental,” McKay said to told Dundee's Evening Telegraph this week.

“I won a competition on Twitter by McEwan Fraser Legal to do the halftime challenge. I was one of two people who won it and we were allowed to bring a mate.

“It wasn’t until late on in the day that I thought that I should probably give them a heads-up that I only have one leg.

“I told them that I would still be able to kick the ball fine. I was more worried about falling over than scoring to be honest."

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