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Things Got Yellow Card-Awkward After Karim Benzema Finally Scored On Dortmund In The Champions League Semifinal

When the second leg of the Champions League semifinal kicked off this afternoon, Real Madrid was already a longshot to advance after losing 4-1 to Dortmund in Germany last week. Things got dicier when Real Madrid failed to score in the first half. Finally, in the 83rd minute, Karim Benzema notched a beautiful goal. The goalie for Dortmund wasn’t interested in playing anymore after that.

Seems goalie Roman Weidenfeller didn’t want to give the ball back to Real Madrid after letting them score, no matter how much Real Madrid wanted said ball:

Weidenfeller either wanted to waste some time (probable, and common in soccer) or really didn’t want to see Benzema do some elaborate celebration with the ball (less probable, but not unlikely).

UPDATE: Sergio Ramos scored another goal for Real Madrid in the 88th minute, but Dortmund held on after that, winning the semifinal on aggregate 4-3. This surprising club (as in, nobody knows who they are) will face either Barcelona or Bayern Munich in the Champions League final.

  • Sportsgridisdumbasfuck

    “This surprising club (as in, nobody knows who they are)”

    They won the Bundesliga in 10/11 and did the league/cup double in 11/12. They have been rising to become one of the best German teams since the early 2000s, and are now one of the two German-superpowers. They have some of the best young talent in the world. If you aren’t completely ignorant to world football, you know who they are.

  • Dortmunder

    This surprising club (as in, nobody knows who they are)

    if you dont know BVB , you dont know football.

  • CLFM25

    the author of this article is a moron. Why would you write on soccer if you don’t know it?

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