Video: Thai footballer sent off for getting jiggy 8 years ago

Video: Thai footballer sent off for getting jiggy

To him it may have been nothing more than a bit of jiggery-pokery, but this Thai footballer was sent off when his dancing obstructed an opponent’s free-kick.

We don’t know a whole pile about this clip as out Thai correspondent is currently on holidays, but you should nonetheless appreciate the odd nature of the dismissal.

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Attempting to put his opponent off, the player attempted a little dance rather too close for the referee’s liking which resulted in an early bath. Then to add insult to injury his side then conceded a winning goal deep into injury-time to cap off a most disappointing night.

Skip to 1:15 for unusual dismissal.

Hat-tip to Who Ate All The Pies

UPDATE:  Stephen Hughes has informed us that the game in question in the Thai Yamaha Division One (2nd Div) was between Singhtarua & Ayutthaya. Rachanon Khaopan nicknamed the Ayutthaya Elephant was the unlucky player in question and put his team down to nine men.

Our Thai correspondent has officially been replaced.