VIDEO: Bayern Munich’s Douglas Costa Pulls Off Perfect Mid-Game Rainbow
You may not love soccer, but it's hard to argue that they don't have the best in-game tricks of any sport. In Bayern Munich's 3-0 win over Bundesliga rivals Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday, Brazilian superstar Douglas Costa evaded his defender with an impossibly perfect rainbow.
Here's the highlight video, courtesy of the ArenaVision.in broadcast.
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Tell me that's not awesome. Bravo Douglas! I'll be watching that on repeat.
Even though it may boil down to just be a fancy way to advance the ball, the rainbow is still an impressive athletic trick. Many a soccer player has tried and failed to pull that off while just standing around on the pitch and goofing off. A bold few have tried it in an actual game, and even fewer have succeeded. Just to illustrate my point, and give you a cheap laugh on Saturday, here are some of the best of kids on YouTube trying and hilariously failing to execute the rainbow.
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