Kuban Krasnodar star Arsen Khubulov must be a strong contender for the worst dive of the season.
The Russian better get his tux ready for this year’s ‘Fallon d’Floor’ Award, handed out for the most blatant dive, after going down like a ton of bricks during a Russian Premier League clash with Krylya Sovetov.
Receiving the ball inside the opposition penalty area, Khubulov tried to knock the ball past his marker, but his touch was too heavy.
Rather than accept that the defender was going to get to the ball first, the striker tried his luck with the referee.
Thankfully, the official didn’t take the bait: