Unfortunately diving occurs quite often in football and is increasingly becoming more of a problem in today’s football and new measures from the football governing associations are trying hard to stamp it out.
Although it looks increasingly common that players will dive at least once in their career, these can be forgiven for a momentary lapse of judgement. Our list here is focusing on serial offenders who cannot who just can’t help themselves, and as our examples show, they don’t do a very good job of masking their dives.
So we will start out countdown at number five.
Number 5 – Gareth Bale
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5. Tim Howard vs Bolton
Tim Howard’s became only the 4th goalkeeper to score in Premier League History when he cleared a back pass from inside his own area and it somehow evaded everyone on the pitch and bounced over Bolton Keeper Adam Bogdan and into the net. He later described the goal …
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Chelsea Vs West Ham United
The last time these two sides met in the Premier League was in January 2014. The meet up between the two sides ended in a goal-less draw with Chelsea dominating the game with 72% possession. A combined number of 39 shots from Chelsea couldn’t find their way into the back of the net. On the other hand, West Ham got the result they were …