Video: Watch Soccer Team Give Up Penalty Kick After 'Selfie' Celebration

Rob Blanchette@@_Rob_BFeatured ColumnistApril 4, 2019

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - MARCH 10: Davor Blazevic of Hammarby IF looks on as the ball hits the net during a penalty shoot out during the Svenska Cupen Quarterfinal match between Djurgardens IF and Hammarby IF at Tele2 Arena on March 10, 2019 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Nils Petter Nilsson/Getty Images)
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A Moroccan team gave away a penalty after their players were caught out taking a selfie on the sidelines.

Youssoufia Berrechid's players celebrated after scoring against Mouloudia Oujda, but their opponents quickly restarted the game as they attempted to take a group video, per MailOnline's Nathan Salt

NOS Sport provided highlights of the moment:

NOS Sport @NOSsport

Leuk idee, een selfie maken na een doelpunt. Al loopt dit voor het Marokkaanse Youssoufia Berrechid in dit geval niet zo goed af... 😅 https://t.co/cJcpFsOuwF

Mohammed El Fakih scored the opener which triggered the selfie, mimicking Mario Balotelli's recent celebration for Marseille on Instagram.

However, the moment allowed Oujda to restart the game, and as the referee allowed the match to continue, the team were able to win and convert a penalty to draw the contest 1-1.


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