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# the slap

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# the slap
What happens when people are allowed to slap each other in the face?
Strangely compelling.
# cheap shot
WATCH: Keeper hit with 17-game ban for slapping Spanish coach
You have to be mad to be a goalkeeper, they say. Well Diego Maradona’s stopper, Majed Nasser, was definitely mad at Quique Sanchez Flores.