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Goalkeeper pretends to be knocked unconscious to avoid sending off

That or he needed a quick snooze before his early bath.

THEY SAY YOU should sleep on your problems but we’re not quite sure this applies to red cards.

However, that didn’t stop Máaximo Banguera feigning unconsciousness in a bid to avoid an early bath during Barcelona’s Copa Libertadores loss to Atlético Nacional.

Charging miles out of  his box, he upended the onrushing attacker and, realising what was coming, attempted to garner sympathy from the referee. It didn’t work:

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