16 hilarious footballer fails ft. Dunn, Welbeck, Nani, Van Persie…

Quick Reads

We often think of footballers as superheroes, capable of things we can only dream of – but Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea players have all proved they can be just as rubbish as us too.

There was no better example than in October 2003 when David Dunn attempted a rabona, miss-kicked the ball and fell flat on his face. In a Second City derby. Ouch.

But he’s certainly not the only player to have briefly embarrassed himself…

David Dunn

Robin Van Persie

Danny Welbeck

Wahbi Khazri


Mario Balotelli

Jamie Pollock

Lee Dixon

Luke Varney

Michael Brown & Danny Pugh

Steve Stone

Middlesbrough’s defending 2017-18

Gary Cahill

Roberto Soldado

Iago Aspas

Cheltenham Town

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