Hilarious moment footballer gets carried away with goal celebration as he jumps over advertising boards forgetting there is a MOAT on the other side and plunges into darkness
- Zurich player Benjamin Kololli was seen falling down a a dry moat in front of fans
- He had scored a penalty in the UEFA Europa League game against AEK Larnaca
- He is seen jumping over the advertising boards but falling down the next gap
FC Zurich player Benjamin Kololli was filmed falling down a gap in front football fans and disappearing from view seconds after scoring a penalty in the UEFA Europa League game against AEK Larnaca
During the footage the midfielder is seen kicking the ball to the back of the net before running towards a cheering crowd at the GSP Stadium in Cyprus on September 20.
The Zurich player successfully jumps over the advertising hoardings and clears the first barrier with ease but then falls straight down the stadium’s dry moat and disappears from sight.
FC Zurich player Benjamin Kololli (pictured) was filmed falling down a dry moat during a UEFA Europa League game at the GSP Stadium in Cyprus
Seconds before falling down the gap he had just scored a penalty against rival team AEK Larnaca
During the footage he is seen running towards the excited crowd and clearing the first barrier with ease
As the player falls down the unforeseen moat, his Zurich team mates are seen running after him and peering over to check on their star player of the night and reach down to pull him to safety.
According to reports Kololli hauled to his feet and was able to continue.
The match ended with a final score of 1-0 to Zurich.
The filmer said: ‘When he fell down the home fans were cracked up! They obviously knew how deep it was.’
However as he gets to the second barrier he falls down the unforeseen hole as his team mates look on
Team mates are seen running over to the moat and peering over to check on their midfielder
Footage from the game also shows football supporters celebrating their win against AEK Larnaca by setting off flares and waving their flags in the air
Fans took to Twitter to voice their amusement at the incredible moment, with one user writing: ‘Can anyone confirm that FC Zurich player is ok after his fall into oblivion.’
Footage from the game also shows football supporters celebrating their win against AEK Larnaca by setting off flares and waving their flags in the air.
This is not the first time a football celebration hasn’t gone down quite as planned.
Last year Watford’s defender Nathan Ake fell off the Vicarage Road pitch during a game against Bournemouth.