Sometimes the most precious gems are hidden deep beneath the earth’s surface. The same can be said about English soccer bloopers.

Sam Corcoran badly botched a free kick during a game Tuesday. He didn’t just botch it, either. His free kick fail led directly to an opposition goal, and the clip has gone viral.

Corcoran, a midfielder for Conference South (English soccer’s sixth tier) club Chelmsford City, was tasked with free kick duties during his team’s game against Hayes & Yeading.

Corcoran slipped as he ran up to strike the ball, knocking it to a Hayes & Yeading player. As most of Chelmsford’s players were in the attacking third of the field, the counterattack was on.

The grateful Hayes & Yeading recipient played it to one of his teammates, and the ball was in the Chelmsford goal within seconds.

Chelmsford went on to lose the game 3-0, ending its 12-game unbeaten run.

The 21-year-old Corcoran took the gaffe in stride. After the game, he laughed off the incident on Twitter.

Watch Corcoran’s infamous effort in the video below.

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