Hilarious Bloopers And Open-Goal Misses From The 2019-20 Season

In a season already filled with insanity, it’s no surprise that there's also been a slew of hilarious and outrageous surprises on the pitch.

Now, most of us would agree that we put professional athletes on a pedestal where they can do no wrong and everything they do is perfect, but what if I told you the 2019-20 season — in all of its absurd glory — produced some of the best bloopers and open-goal misses? Comic relief might be something we all need.

Birmingham City Retires Number 22 For Player That Played One Season

The hype and excitement around 17-year-old Jude Bellingham reached its apex when Borussia Dortmund made it official that the teenager was leaving Birmingham City to join the German giant. 

Bellingham is full of talent, especially his ability on the ball and propensity to evade players. His highlight reel emphasizes his skill with the ball at his feet. The midfielder caught the eye of several big teams with Dortmund snatching him up for a Birmingham City record fee of nearly $26 million. 

Bolivian Football Federation President Dies From COVID-19

The Bolivian Football Federation (FBF) suffered the loss of its president on Sunday due to complications from COVID-19. Cesar Salinas was 58 years old and had served as president since 2018. He had been hospitalized with the novel coronavirus earlier in July.

The federation, CONMEBOL and Bolivia's president Jeanine Áñez all sent out messages of condolence to Salinas’ family following his passing.

Wigan Has Historic Day, Scores SEVEN Goals In First Half Against Hull City

For the second game in a row Wigan Athletic has absolutely obliterated someone. Wigan showed no mercy against relegation-threatened Hull City, scoring eight goals against the Tigers, seven of them coming in the first half. No one could quite believe the score line at the half leading to the 8-0 victory. 

Brother Of Tottenham's Serge Aurier Shot Dead In France

The brother of Tottenham Hotspur's Ivory Coast defender Serge Aurier has been shot dead in France, the Premier League club said on Monday.

The brother, Christopher Aurier, was shot at a nightclub in the early hours of Monday morning in the southern French city of Toulouse, according to La Depeche, a French media outlet.

The suspected gunman fled the scene and is being sought by police, according to a French police source.

Serge Aurier, who is 27, joined Spurs in 2017 from French club Paris St-Germain.

Wilfried Zaha Targeted With Racial Abuse Before Crystal Palace-Aston Villa Kick-Off

Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha has been subjected to racist abuse on social media and the forward shared screenshots ahead of Sunday's Premier League game at Aston Villa.

The Ivory Coast international tweeted images of the messages he received from an individual on Saturday, which included one of members of the white supremacist organization the Ku Klux Klan.

USMNT, Wigan Defender Robinson Forgets Which Football He's Playing, Absolutely Decks Barnsley Player

American players in England’s second-tier Championship have to be the most dangerous players out there. Two weeks after USMNT and Reading defender Matt Miazga was suspended for throwing punches, another American has committed a war crime on the field.

How Patrick Mahomes’ New Contract Stacks Up With Soccer’s Best (And MLS)

NFL quarterback Patrick Mahomes received an historic contract on Monday, signing a 10-year deal with the Kansas City Chiefs worth up to $503 million. The half-a-billion dollar contract is the largest in North American sports history and absolutely dwarfs most contracts in the soccer world. 

Teenage Goalkeeper To Recover After Video Shows Him Being Struck By Lightning

A 16-year-old goalkeeper in Russia’s third tier is lucky to be alive after being struck by lightning during a training session on July 4. 

Ivan Zakborovsky can be seen in a video preparing to take a shot on goal while his teammates trained on the near touchline. Right before taking the shot a bolt of lightning struck Zakborovsky. His team, Znamya Truda, tweeted a video of the incident and an update on his condition.

Sunday Not So Funday: Franck Ribéry Suffers Injury Before Returning To Burglarized Home

Former France international Franck Ribéry was not only injured playing for Fiorentina on Sunday but returned home to find he had been robbed too, the player said on social media on Monday.

Ribéry limped off with a foot injury after a second half collision in the 2-1 victory at Parma as his Italian club ended a five-match winless run. But celebrations were short lived as on his return to his home in Tuscany the same night he discovered he had been burgled.

The 37-year-old posted a video of ransacked rooms on social media.