Will Smith Launches Worst Soccer Kick Ever

Gabe ZaldivarPop Culture Lead WriterMay 28, 2013

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 25:  Will Smith takes a penalty during UEFA's Champions Festival which comes to London to coincide with Wembley hosting the Champions League final at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on May 25, 2013 in London, England.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Will Smith can do absolutely anything as long as it doesn't involve kicking a soccer ball. 

The Daily Mirror (via Deadspin) caught one of the most stunning shots we have ever seen—a pitiful attempt from the actor who stars in the upcoming film After Earth

Here is Smith doing everything he can to not score on retired goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar. 

Smith's son, Jaden, at least managed to get the ball to go towards the goal. Smith's kick was so awful that someone behind the camera said that it was worse than Diana Ross' attempt at the 1994 World Cup. 

The Mirror also points to a video of that wonderful shot. 

According to the report, the Smiths were in the area to promote their new sci-fi feature and were coaxed to make a stop at the UEFA Festival at Stratford. 

We are so glad they dropped by, because there is something magical about watching a super celebrity fail so marvelously. 

Because this is the gift that keeps on giving, Bar Stool Sports fashioned this GIF that will amuse you and your friends for hours.

Smith's trip to England wasn't all bad, because we also have one of the greatest videos known to mankind bumping around the web at the moment. 

Smith was recently on The Graham Norton Show and brought back DJ Jazzy Jeff and Alfonso Ribeiro to launch into the "Carlton dance" on live TV. 

Although the kick in Stratford was extremely unfortunate, when coupled with his Fresh Prince of Bel-Air revival, we have to think Smith is still very much winning. 

At the very least, he provided fans with his absolute best and worst—all in one trip. 


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