As the player celebrated his 'keeper’s crucial penalty save with a cuddle, it quickly led to one of the most ridiculous own-goals ever.
The defender, who plays for a Turkish side, was forced to hang his head in shame after he was at fault for such a howler.
In the footage, which is from the Turkish lower leagues, a 'keeper believed to be playing for Gaziantep Buyuksehir Belediyespor saved an important penalty kick.
The crowd and players celebrate the stop from the goalkeeper, however one player instantly goes too far.
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He runs up to the goalkeeper, who has the ball safe in his grasp and leaps on him to show his thanks for the 'keepers stop.
However the defender manages to knock the ball out of the 'keeper’s hands which begins rolling towards the goal.
In a last ditch attempt the goalkeeper rushes back to the goal line before knocking the ball out of the area and booting it up the field.
Despite the 'keeper’s efforts the referee saw the ball roll all the way over the line as he blew his whistle to award the goal to the opposition.
The goalkeeper tries to save mistake as he leaps across the goal line for the ball
The goalkeeper protested angrily after the ridiculous mistake
The crowd can be heard angrily reacting after the players ridiculous own goal, as he held his head in shame after the ridiculous moment of madness.
In a longer video, the 'keeper protests the decision before going up to one of the players in his team who appeared particularly upset by his fellow defender's mistake.
The rest of the team slowly walks back up the pitch as the opposition celebrate the bizarre goal.
As the clip finished, the goalkeeper seemed bemused with his hands on his hips, shocked at the incident.