Dog makes incredible save in Argentinian league game
Presenting the canine Courtouis, the doggy Donnarumma, the Pickford of puppers.
Nothing cheers people up quite like seeing a dog on the pitch – but there’s double the joy when the animal turns out to be pretty good at football.
That’s what happened in a match between Juventud Unida de Gualeguaychu and Defensores de Belgrano de Villa Ramallo in a match in Argentina.
The Defensores goalkeeper attempted a clearance, only to see the ball rebound off an opposition forward and head towards the goal.
Luckily for him there was a covering defender on the line to clear the ball and spare his blushes – even if that covering defender was a canine one.
It didn’t matter too much, coming as it did with the home side already 3-0 up.
But it could just be the positive publicity Argentinian football needed after the violence at the Copa Libertadores final.
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