Barbados intentionally scored an own goal to help them win by two thanks to a weird golden goal rule

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  • SB Nation
    SB Nation   2 months back

    This video came from the comment section of one of the first episodes we did. So, thanks to all of you who have enjoyed this series. Think of it like the holiday present you didn't totally want but are fine with.

    • AKindChap
      AKindChap  1 weeks back

      I don’t really watch many sports other than cycling (which has plenty of weird stories), but I’ve really been enjoying this series.

      However, I think the best thing about this series is that you don’t pretend you know everything. You have no problem with saying that a fan told you about something and then you made a video about it.

    • Daniel Newell
      Daniel Newell  1 months back

      Grenada is pronounced (gruh-NEIGH-duh) not (greh-NAH-dah). We are not a Spanish country therefore won't have a Spanish name.

    • Somali WorldStar
      Somali WorldStar  1 months back

      i saw this clicked it was on the floor laughing because i thought Oliver Bierhoff was the only ever golden goal scored i didnt know there was one PRIOR TO EURO 96 but i dont know how you guys found this stuff you just got a new subscriber GIVE US MORE PLEASE

  • Derrick Best
    Derrick Best  14 hours back

    It's pronounced Grenayda

    • Dan Derrington
      Dan Derrington  2 days back

      Genius! The FIFA World Cup should expand to 64 teams with 16 round robin groups which leaves 32 teams with an extra round of knockout stages. CONCACAF needs to have a guaranteed World Cup qualifying slot to a Caribbean island nation. 👍

      • targetthyself
        targetthyself  2 days back

        This is why CONCACAF can't have nice things.

        • quasidiem99
          quasidiem99  4 days back

          Actual footage would have been useful and more entertaining

          • Angel Diez Ovelar
            Angel Diez Ovelar  4 days back

            The time they try to make football more US style......horrible!

            • John Schudar
              John Schudar  4 days back

              Barbados woulda been wayyyyyy smarter to play it off to pretend to still play but let Grenada score a goal against them to tie it up — not score their own goal for them and tip them off. I mean it worked out for them but still.

              • Marlon Clarke
                Marlon Clarke  4 days back

                Why do Americans pronounce Football “Fùtbal” it baffles me

                • Elton Lucien
                  Elton Lucien  5 days back

                  LMAO, I would have enjoyed seeing this live. That was golden.

                  • OmarBlack
                    OmarBlack  5 days back

                    Is it me or the dude with the glasses remind you of Ben affleck ? Like “dazed and confused” Clean cut Ben affleck

                    • Pedro Bury
                      Pedro Bury  5 days back

                      The problem with Grenada scoring an own goal would be that once they score that goal, Barbados would have the ball at the next kick off and be able to tie it easily with their second own goal. If they were to score though against Barbados, Barbados wouldn’t be able to tie it. So of course they would choose to keep their dignity and respect the game and try to score against Barbados.

                      • Spencer Reynolds
                        Spencer Reynolds  6 days back

                        "intentionally scored an own goal". good proof reading...

                        • Joshua Smith
                          Joshua Smith  6 days back

                          Weird rules? More like weird video. Two dudes in a black room sitting around a black table talking about soccer, one of them acting like he's never heard the story before. Just so cringe mate.

                          • benis
                            benis  6 days back

                            Why couldn't Granada have done like a penalty?

                            • Alfonso Munoz
                              Alfonso Munoz  6 days back

                              Cool video, but you forget to mention that the organisers of this tournament included a rule that all matches had to end up with a winner (draws were not allowed even at the group stage). This rule is very unusual and it allowed for these shenanigans to go down - with standard FIFA rules this game would've just ended up in a tie with no over time. Keep making videos like this, though!

                              • love guru
                                love guru  6 days back

                                Awesome video guys! What a farce that would have been! Also a little side note, not that it matters a great deal but Grenada is pronounced as "Gre-nay-da" not "Gre-naa-da"

                                • João Pedro Lenzi
                                  João Pedro Lenzi  6 days back

                                  How does Grenada get eliminated? Their GD was +2, -2 it would be 0. Puerto Rico still has -1 GD, making them the last.

                                  Edit: just realized that although it's group stage, it was a 1 advance, 2 go home. That's even dumber than the whole situation these teams were in bc of a "fun rule", but oh well.

                                  • Danny Branderson
                                    Danny Branderson  7 days back

                                    WHHHYYY did they do it with 7 minutes left? They should’ve pretended like they knew nothing about it until the final 10 seconds

                                    • Michael Cooley
                                      Michael Cooley  1 weeks back

                                      "We All Win" :) Yes...That includes you my friend. :)

                                      • J Nobody
                                        J Nobody  1 weeks back

                                        I remember seeing this on TV as they look back "on this day" and it still crack me up

                                        • I.A.C.
                                          I.A.C.  1 weeks back

                                          Grenada should have done the same thing immediately after

                                          • Kareem Straker
                                            Kareem Straker  1 weeks back

                                            They BUTCHERED the pronounciation of Grenada😒😒😂😂😂

                                            • Stjepan Regvar
                                              Stjepan Regvar  1 weeks back

                                              You dont know much about football..

                                              • venom663
                                                venom663  1 weeks back

                                                Harry Kane claiming the own goal

                                                • Knightmessenger
                                                  Knightmessenger  1 weeks back

                                                  You know, Grenada could have tried to score on Barbados in the last 3 minutes, or just tried to win in the overtime. And Barbados should have waited until stoppage time to kick in an own goal.

                                                  • nate hirsh
                                                    nate hirsh  1 weeks back

                                                    gg barbados the best thing to happen to them before rihanna

                                                    • Harrison Singleton
                                                      Harrison Singleton  1 weeks back

                                                      No one has beans after watching football

                                                    • Nate McDonough
                                                      Nate McDonough  1 weeks back

                                                      Thats actually brilliant coaching

                                                      • starboyar
                                                        starboyar  1 weeks back

                                                        I like that they acknowledged that they were pronouncing Grenada wrong lol

                                                        • Kashed
                                                          Kashed  2 weeks back

                                                          Pronounced GrenEda

                                                          • Donovan
                                                            Donovan  2 weeks back

                                                            300 IQ plays

                                                            • Rodolfo Licks
                                                              Rodolfo Licks  2 weeks back

                                                              It's not FIFA, it's Concacaf.

                                                              • Miggz 1Bay
                                                                Miggz 1Bay  2 weeks back

                                                                Smart muthafuckas idk why tripping

                                                                • Noah
                                                                  Noah  2 weeks back

                                                                  Smells to me like this weird rule funny business is probably gambling related. Imagine if you were the “lucky” man who bet on this exact thing happening.

                                                                  • Matt Greek ESASC
                                                                    Matt Greek ESASC  2 weeks back

                                                                    I’ve just found your channel. And it has instantly become my favourite channel of all time. I’m a huge football fan, and I’ve literally never heard about the Granada vs Barbados situation, despite literally being in stadiums for the golden goal AND the ONLY silver goal ever scored in European football history. (Greece vs Czech rep, Euro 2004, in case you’re interested)

                                                                    • Antonio Gallegos
                                                                      Antonio Gallegos  2 weeks back

                                                                      Anything to make soccer more interesting is a good thing. This should be permanently implemented for all matches

                                                                      • Kaleb Barbour
                                                                        Kaleb Barbour  2 weeks back

                                                                        Calvin ball for life

                                                                        • Chris Pollard
                                                                          Chris Pollard  2 weeks back

                                                                          U are pronouncing Grenada wrong

                                                                          • Chris Pollard
                                                                            Chris Pollard  2 weeks back

                                                                            Welp I’m from Barbados 🤷🏾‍♂️🤷🏾‍♂️

                                                                            • WantingBurgers
                                                                              WantingBurgers  2 weeks back

                                                                              Grenada. Lol tomato tomotoe lolololololol

                                                                              • Navalicus Oceanus Khepri

                                                                                My question is what do you do if somebody commits handball while the other team tries to score an own goal?

                                                                                • Mr Barbados from birth One love

                                                                                  Lololol...BIM to d world

                                                                                  • Paddy C
                                                                                    Paddy C  2 weeks back

                                                                                    These soyboys are so pasty and flubby. They should do a McDonalds commercial or OLAY.

                                                                                    • R.Instro
                                                                                      R.Instro  3 weeks back

                                                                                      All those asking about draws in the group stage apparently didn't notice that only 2 standings points were being awarded for a win. In such a case, (like the days of 5 on 5 overtime regular season hockey) there's usually not a ton of incentive to open things up & risk the other team taking advantage. A win these days is worth 3 pts, vs only 1 for a draw, so there's o need to skew the goal diff to get people to try for the extra reward.

                                                                                      • Stephen Webb
                                                                                        Stephen Webb  3 weeks back

                                                                                        FIFA is corrupt lmao

                                                                                        • clay plane
                                                                                          clay plane  3 weeks back

                                                                                          Goal differential is a dumb concept to begin with.

                                                                                          • Vichewy
                                                                                            Vichewy  3 weeks back

                                                                                            Yo, are Will and Ryan still stuck in that black box? Just saying. If it happened once, it can happen again

                                                                                            • BroadswordMedia
                                                                                              BroadswordMedia  3 weeks back

                                                                                              You must know that this video is a month old and in their most recent video both Ryan and Mike got stuck in a black box! Warn everybody SB Nation and help them!