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Dublin: 13 °C Thursday 19 April, 2018

Without being too hyperbolic, this goat is definitely a better keeper than Simon Mignolet

He certainly has a better positional sense anyway.

Brendan Rodgers might want to do a bit of scouting in Greece.
Brendan Rodgers might want to do a bit of scouting in Greece.

SIMON MIGNOLET HAS been going through a tough time for Liverpool lately, making a succession of blunders that has most Liverpool fans howling for his benching.

Gary Neville did a good dissection of his positioning earlier in the season but if he wants a real-life demonstration, he need look no further than Nikos the goat.

Nikos twice invaded the pitch during this football match in Greece but took up a strong position in front of goal, forming a goat-shield between the ball and the net.

Source: euronews (in English)/YouTube

His name is actually unknown but given the location, I felt he was a Nikos.

H/T to Dirty Tackle.

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