When an embarrassing moment occurs in football, it usually involves a multi-millionaire crashing and burning in front of a huge world audience. The bigger the star, the better us ordinary folk generally feel about the situation.
Embarrassing moments take many different forms. Players make humiliating individual errors on the pitch all the time whilst, collectively, teams often fail at a most basic test.
Elsewhere, stunts captured by the media showing a highly-paid star making a fool out of himself will frequently capture mass interest.
Here's a variety of painful moments taken from the world of football.