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by: JamieD On  Wednesday, September 21, 2011

At this time last season it appeared as though soccer was experiencing an epidemic of players delivering flying kung-fu kicks on their opponents, however, it feels as though it has been quite a while since we last saw a footballer execute a one of these dangerous challenges.  Unfortunately, the same cannot be said about the vicious flying knee, which made its return during yesterday’s Ligue 1 action in France, as Bordeaux midfielder Ben Khalfallah was on the receiving end of a knee from Lille goalkeeper Mickael Landreau.

Landreau’s careless challenge earned him a yellow card and gave Bordeaux a penalty kick, but Khalfallah’s sacrifice would be all for naught, as his team would miss the kick and settle for a 1-1 draw.

Here is a look at the flying knee to the face.

Hat Tip – [Dirty Tackle]




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