It can be hugely embarrassing to score an own goal — but if you’re planning to do it, then you may as well make it memorable.

When a player puts the ball to the net that is wrong it provokes an unusual feeling. Should you celebrate? Should you laugh? Should you feel sorry for the participant?

Here’s a choice of goals which can make you shout, laugh and downright confused.

A textbook volley, and a classic of this genre.

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It doesn’Regardless of how many times we watch this, we will never work out what Traore attempted to do.

Roberto Firminowe see that your no-look endings and we raise you.

He only scores goals.

Another faceplant, this is utterly iconic.

It ’s only too tempting to try a volley.

This had an impact on QPR fans that Pollock was appointed the being of this millennium in a poll that they hijacked, beating Karl Marx and Jesus Christ right into second and third position.

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— Now FM (@TodayFM) March 18, 2017

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The previous kind of target you’d expect to find in a semi-final.

From time to time, a player then wonders and does something. This was one of those times.

players seem to have a habit of scoring own goals, but Dunne was the master.

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And then there are the ones where you believe “just how ’s that gone in? ”

That James Collins own objective is up there with this cracker from Vincent Kompany…

— Betfair (@Betfair) April 19, 2015

It does occasionally happen  City.

Should you backheel it in your web against one of the main rivals, simply pretend you’re hurt.

It’s potential to score an own goal which is completely someone rsquo;therefore error.

Three in seven minutes is pretty damn impressive. Fair play

Back in May 2018, the Sparta Rotterdam guy went in in a relegation play-off’s 89th minute for a tackle against FC Dordecht up. This happened.

If strikers do supervisors to prevent from sending them back, sometimes we wonder again. Keep me up high!

As if scoring a personal goal isn’t enough, getting smacked in the face fairly hard with the ball is simply adding insult to injury.

This might have come in a favorable, but long-range goals that were own are memorable.

Not only is the finish absurd, but this comes with a self-assist that is fine to boot up.

Jamie Pollock, *that* own target & how Man City fans earned their stripes

Lee Dixon on Graham vs Wenger & Ian Wright punching Steve Bruce

Ryan Shawcross, Spurs & the eternal comedy of particular goals in football

Can you name the top 25 scorers of all Premier League own goals?


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