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Into_Intoxication

That rebound looked like it was sailing in top corner as well.


rail_bird

That glancing header saved the match as well.


theczar69

Wild save. That should have been the match


MisterAppelmoesmaker

Frankfurt fans will remember that as liverpool fans remember that dudek save


gridfilter667

Crazy how that game went from "literally every AC Milan shot is going in" to "AC Milan just cannot score"


Arntown

It‘s definitely the most iconic club match of the modern era. I still remember losing my mind watching it.


LuggaW95

The only game even close to it, even if you include national team games, is the 7:1…


afito

The 7:1 is so much more extreme and so much bigger it has completely transcended the sport and become pop culture. If you see the numbers 7:1 people almost anywhere in the globe will immediately associate it with the game, it's one of the most known sporting "events" of all time. It's like with *rumble in the jungle* everyone knows what you're talking about.


TongaDeMironga

7:1 even became a byword in Brazil for every disaster that happens since then. E.G Bolsonaro gets elected - “it’s another 7:1 “ etc


EnchiladaInvestor

Being Brazilian, every day is a 7-1


DepletedMitochondria

The 7:1 was absolutely unbelievable at the time, as if a meteor fell


mosehalpert

28-3 comes to mind


afito

I actually watched that too but american football is absolutely irrelevant on a global scale so it's not even remotely comparable.


Vahald

What is that


mosehalpert

American football equivalent of 7-1, Atlanta falcons blew a 28-3 lead in Super Bowl 51 to the New England Patriots. You can use this site called Google and search "7-1" or "28-3" and top results are the games weve referenced as being recognizable based on nothing more than a score.


coolwool

I immediately knew what you were talking about but I'm interested in American football.


swingtothedrive

This is a ridiculous exaggeration. People anywhere in the globe definitely don't hark back to that match if they see the numbers 7:1.Atbest maybe in Europe and South America.


thriftydude4

it’s literally even mentioned in League of Legends championships. If the score is 7-1 twitch chat spams 7-1. It’s iconic.


wcseduction

Why is it ridiculous? I live in America and i see it happen all the time


GibbyGoldfisch

Eh, I think it was quite forgettable really


DonTino

Told that my mates before the penalties. The knee should get a statue


surewhateve

I really don’t like the way this conversation is going…


AbdussamiT

And the trophy, that is the pressure he was/is under every time a shot comes near him


PartrickCapitol

When the opponent thought he can surely settle the game... Narrator: It was a Trap.


aboidaz

Nah it would’ve been ruled out cause it went out before the cross


EasyModeActivist

That doesn't mean shit if you ask PSV fans ;)


ewankenobi

It also should have been a corner. Their defender headed the 2nd shot off target and the ref gave a goal kick. It's one of 2 what ifs that are going to haunt me, the other being what if we had a fit Morelos or Roofe to start up front.


pjeezy313

holy shit


AE17__

You can always trust a Kevin to get you out of a pickle


FrosTxNoVa420

City 🤝 Frankfurt


wrdb2007

City 🤝 Frankfurt 🤝 Home Alone


haxorjimduggan

If only Rangers had a Kevin McCallister of their own 😔


Swbp0undcake

Wasn't the sea pickle from spongebob named Kevin


AE17__

yea but he was a wanker, treated SpongeBob like garbage


Jganzo13

Heeey! I think I’ve heard that call before!


GrossenCharakter

[She](https://media.giphy.com/media/5LVYF2rZkT80U/giphy.gif) disagrees


SharksFanAbroad

I stopped watching Schitt’s Creek because her character was unbearable. But holy shit Dan Levy is a genius.


_DrShrimpPuertoRico_

Kevin Friend is a cunt, though.


WalkingCloud

I believe footbal logic would suggest this means he's going to be a beast in the shootout.


johnz0n

i think so too. he must be incredibly pumped now


Spotify5

you are not wrong. But it's more about Ramsey. Taylor Swift wrote a song about it. Haters going to hate and chokers going to choke.


GG_Blizzard

That will age terribly


SPammingisGood

No


GG_Blizzard

I am gladly wrong on that


wrecking_eyes

My man really went and reverse-jinxed him


YameroReddit

Thanks, I guess?


SirNukeSquad

All of Germany says thanks to u/GG_Blizzard


Agent_of_talon

lmao.


sugoi_oppai_desu_ne

Germany's number 2


siddybui

Really?


DevilsOfLoudun

Ter stegen and Flick agreed that Ter Stegen needs a proper vacation this summer so he won't take part in the nations league, making Trapp #2 in the competition. Although some conspiracy theorists (me included) think it was just a nice excuse to let Ter Stegen save face, because Trapp really has been a lot better this season and should rightfully be above Ter Stegen currently.


Polskidro

I can't say I've been watching Trapp so I won't argue against you. But just want to say Ter Stegen has improved a lot since Xavi's return, compared to his last 3 seasons or so he's really turned around his form.


coolwool

I think it's best if MaTS can focus on Barca for now. The nation's league isn't that important.


RamessesTheOK

plus Leno's been on the bench all season, don't think he'll be number 2 either


Conankun66

leno's not even in the discussion


l453rl453r

Leno is nowhere close to Germany's #2, he doesn't even start ahead of Ramsdale.


zEnsii

I'm somewhat out of the loop here. How come Ter Stegen has declined in such fashion? I remember times when people said he should be number 1 and those times were just like 2 to 3 years ago. What happened to him? On that note, Neuer is insane.


FelixSmith1894

Atleast in Germany people said that because Neuer has been injured quite long before the 2018 WC. Ter Stegen had an insane season and publicly claimed he wants to be germanys number one. Neuer was ready to play again right before the WC so Löw, who has a history of favoring some players over others, said that if Neuer is fit to play he will be germanys number one. Imo that was the right thing to do, because even if ter Stegen had an insane season, Neuer is one of the greatest keepers to ever play. When he’s fit he is above any other German keeper. But that was actually a pretty heated argument in Germany during that time, because everyone had an opinion on it. In the end I think it was fair to put Neuer as our number one but it didn’t really matter anyway since the whole team played insanely bad, regardless of who was in goal. After that Neuer kept up to his usual form of absolute worldclass, won a treble while ter Stegen declined together with his teammates at Barca. I don’t really watched many barca games in the last season but since Neuer kept up to his usual form there isn’t really a discussion anymore. That said, Trapp had an insane season, so if the 2022 WC was this summer we’d have the same discussion again, just with Trapp and Neuer instead of ter Stegen and Neuer.


stragen595

Also Neuer was and still is the captain. Which gives him further "leverage". You normally don't sit your NT captain during a tournament. And the discussion who should be the GK of the NT is always heated in Germany if there are several suitable options.


FelixSmith1894

True but the real discussion shouldn’t be about ter Stegen and Neuer, it should be about Gersbeck and Neuer. We all know it’s true.


Up_To_U

What's about Karius guy had UCL final experience


SandwichesFN

At least he should be. Been underrated asf for far too long


Oleksch

3 behind neuer Ter stegen


rolandGOAT

Ridiculous, just assumed it was in


Hic_Forum_Est

Holy mother of god, how the fuck did Trapp save that?? That was outrageous.


Qiluk

To not lunge on that ball and stay standing so you can pivot is actually incredibly well done.


theREALMVP

This exactly! So many times you’ll see keepers panic and try and get a hand on the cross and leave the net wide open but he did so well to recognize that he was never going to get a hand on it and pivot back into position to save it


Qiluk

Yeah. Such an incredibly impressive moment of decisions in such a tiny timeframe. World class action


XeroVeil

Trapp is just casually playing the absolute fucking season of his life at 31. I know age affects goalkeepers differently but it's still nuts.


LordMangudai

31 is basically mid career for a keeper, it's not unthinkable that Trapp could establish himself as Germany's #1 for a few years after Neuer retires


Nordie27

Great save, but still Kent HAS to score from there. A bit more placement, height or power and it's a goal


a15p

Yeah, I don't quite get why people are going so nuts about this save. It's good block, like any defender will attempt. But save of the season? I think people are getting carried away by the moment. Look at it frame by frame. The keeper was already committed to the direction by the time the striker kicked it - there was no change of direction of the body/leg after the kick, so there was no _reaction_. So what we're seeing here is that the striker kicked it, the keeper lunged with the leg, and was lucky that it hit his knee.


coolwool

At close distance, there is no reaction. There simply is no time left for that. A good prediction is the performed skill here.


a15p

This is basically what I'm saying. He lunged across, just as any defender would do. There's nothing I can see that he did that would be different from what anyone else would do. It's not like he made more ground, or somehow anticipated something different. All that happened here was that he lunged and was pretty lucky that it hit his knee. "Save of the season"? Nope.


coolwool

Maybe of the game, but I also wouldn't go beyond the scope of the game. It was a pretty good save :)


a15p

Agreed!


SteW-

So often keeper get shot at and it is called a great safe. I fully agree with your logic. Just out of curiosity, have you been a keeper?


Internecine-

Trapp is athletic as fuck, his lateral quickness is something


Gumgums

Dear lord what a fucking save.


zombiejh

Literally how the fuck. If they go on to win this this will be replayed for centuries.


itsgilles

Shades of Dudek's save on Shevchenko with this. Frankfurt to win on pens.


systemCF

Good call


FarAcanthocephala

and 2 goal saving deflections from defenders


Swarilord

Trap is a fucking Legend


DenizzineD

OCTOPUS TRAPP


ReadsStuff

Crazy save, terrible reffing not to give the corner.


snusd0san

Two touches before it goes out wtf, how do you not see the trajectory of the ball changing


ReadsStuff

Yeah. Good defending to be fair to stop it, that was headed in.


wonderful_mixture

Ref is so weird in this game


kondec

He was extremely lenient which didn't disrupt the play too much and is good for a final obviously. Luckily for him, both teams have been affected equally by this.


Mapplestreet

Red in the first 5 mins disagrees with the equal part


antonylockhart

The ball went out from Roofe’s cross anyway, so it balances out


Wasserschloesschen

I'd wager the ball just went out on the cross anyways.


Reo_ianu

Just a reminder that Jogi Löw thought for almost five years that this guy wasn’t as good as Bernd Leno


Conankun66

🤡


SteW-

I think Leno and his standing greatly profited by having exceptional first years, followed by average years but having established himself in the Jogi Löw structure, top 5 league football, and some CL games. Peak Leno when he started was out of this world, but his form fell off sooner than I expected.


AbdussamiT

SAVE OF TEH SEASON OOOF


creamyTiramisu

Dudek vibes


CosmologyX

Dudek energy in Kevin Trapp and Brice Samba this week.


LordSherpa

Save of the year


Supersaiyansub

Top 2 save of the season and it ain’t 2


Dismal-Philosopher-4

So clutch, could be what wins it.


DonTino

First thing I said to my mates was, that's a Dudek save and they win the shoot out. Love it


keaneobserver

Great save but Kent could've done better.


Uesugi_Kenshin

Don't think he could. Full sprinting & out of balance due to physical pressure from the defender.


andrey2657

There was a rebound, you can see it on a replay, looks like it was on target before that.


PartrickCapitol

2 deflections from defenders


DaBenni0301

TRAPP DU LEGENDE


stragen595

Man's a GK for German NT for a reason.


Gluroo

GET HIM ON THE PLANE


Horst724

Trappo > MAtS/ Neuer atm.


Boomie1982

still not good enough for PSG :)


Horst724

Sucks to be them... trappo got european silverware before filthy quatarmoney did


Conankun66

100%!


Ket_Cz

Huge save


lowie07

The header save on the rebound isn't talked about but pretty great too


-Whisperr

What a save


dontstopbreakfree

Kent wasn't fouled as he went to shoot?


PartrickCapitol

Well if the refs saw all penalties correctly, Frankfurt would have already won within 90 minutes, so


ChefLite7

Can remember one possible pen for frankfurt which was borre v goldson and tbh if we start giving that then it's a no contact sport in the box because he dived. The other one, kamada into the back of bassey? Absolutely never a pen 😂


PartrickCapitol

The handball near 60 min mark. There were huge appeals


wheresmyspacebar2

100% a foul, the only reason he 'miscued' this shot is basically the defender is taking him completely out on the right side, you can see Kent wanting to open his body up to shoot with his left foot. This is why people always question 'Why do players go down instead of trying a shot?' because of clear examples like this. If he doesnt attempt the shot and just goes down, its given as a penalty more often than not. Seen it happen a few times but if they attempt the shot, apparently refs consider it fair play because they took the shot.


ttonster2

Exactly. This is a penalty and a red card. Defender isn’t even playing the ball. He’s just sliding in on Kent because he knows he’s not getting there so he tries to put him off.


andraip

You gotta give the ref some credit for staying consistent with his lack of pen and red card calls.


ttonster2

Dude was a clown in the second leg of United - Atletico


coolwool

The ball was out earlier, so no, it wouldn't be anything. And even if it were a penalty, it wouldn't be a red because that isn't done anymore.


ttonster2

Yes it would be a red because defender isn’t playing the ball. He is just trying to put off the attacker.


dontworryaboutmynam

That’s what I thought as well


jesuspunk

Thought the same


ChillyMunchlax

Penalties gonna be insane


AMeanOldDuck

Absolutely wonderful save.


alextado

A little bit like the Casillas one also in this stadium.


Spotify5

60 million euros SAVE CL spot is worth that much for them


BobaFettAss

No way Ter Stegen can secure his #2 spot at this point anymore. Trapp been excellent for a long time now. But given being #2 & #3 means not much, it probably won't change.


Bobson567

poor finish


JK7698

He didn’t even get to really shoot tbf, he’s basically just falling into the ball


AMeanOldDuck

Yeah he might have been able to go across him, but it's still a fantastic effort to get to that. Brilliant save either way.


jesuspunk

He’s tackled from behind mid shot


wheresmyspacebar2

Not really, he opens his body up to shoot with his left, gets taken out by the defender before he gets a chance and decides to just toe it with his right foot flailing. Should been a penalty.


awwbabe

He did brilliantly to make up the ground, especially after nearly 2 hours of football


reviroa

cracking match


ihdash

lol and now they've lost


ADC04

Insane save


Gotanyfunkopops

Incredible save


Melted_Icepack

That was close af


BigWilly526

Rangers have the momentum and will be in in penalties


L34hhhh

👍


general_snuggles

Cant be missing that


ID6WU

Can’t believe that’s not gone in


mattijn13

That's huge


D1WithTheFluffyHair

MFer looking like a pale zombie before shooting and then looking even more dead after the save


Aye2004

what a fucking save but the ref has to be on something to miss two deflections


siddybui

Would have been my man of the match if not for Calvin Bassey


AKAShirawi

Why did Davis shoot? If he passed to his teammate they score


DaEvilGenius0

Poor rangers


niallw1997

Just shows the crazy fine margins in this sport. Could’ve easily gone either way


KrisReiss

Trapp for United


qwertywtf

I never knew Trapp comes from Kent


RobSploon

Kevin Trapp Legende


Space-Debris

As soon as this didn't go in I knew Rangers luck was out and they were going to lose it.


CounterClockworkOrng

Would have loved to have listened to Peter Drury commentary last night instead of that BT sport bias dribble..


These_Mud4327

At the start of the season flick called him out before the first international break saying he has to step up his game if he wants to stay in 3rd ahead of Leno. After that he probably has the best GK performance of the season in an away win against Bayern and he’s been class ever since surpassing ter stegen as Nr 2 what a man


Financial_Marzipan84

Another great footballer named Kevin