Sunday night’s International Champions Cup match between the New York Red Bulls and S.L. Benfica featured one of the oddest free kick attempts you will ever see. During the 45th minute, New York’s Karl Ouimette passed the ball back to goalkeeper Luis Robles, who picked it up with his hands, thus prompting a whistle and giving Benfica a free kick from about six yards yards away.
Watch as Red Bulls players line up on the goal line as Benfica’s Andreas Samaris starts the attempt:
While you were watching Gold Cup, Red Bulls had one of those cool indirect kicks on the 6. And survived it…. https://t.co/5XDjN3GXjv
— Ray Curren (@rjcurren) July 27, 2015