A RUSSIAN football team left their opposition baffled with a ridiculous set-piece routines which included a Ring o' Roses dance in the penalty area.
While trailing with just over 20 minutes left, second tier FC Alania Vladikavkaz decided to execute a bizarre corner routine.
The outfield players gathered in a circle, performed the Ring o' Roses dance to confuse their opposition, before running off in different directions to meet the delivery.
However, the corner was below par and the ball floated effortlessly into the opposition goalkeepers hands.
One player threw his hands up in the air, frustrated with the poorly thought of plan.
In stoppage time, the same team won a free-kick in a dangerous position.
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The goalkeeper was also sent up as added threat as they searched for an equaliser.
A sea of players wearing yellow and red left the defensive line held by the opposition and took turns pretending to take the free-kick.
The free-kick was eventually played wide but the cross into the six-yard box was a poor one and a defender managed to scramble the ball clear.
Similar routines have been seen.
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A Japanese high school team Takagawa Gakuen pulled off a Ring o' Roses – but managed to score.
Newly promoted Premier League side Nottingham Forest also tried to invent a new corner routine in their league opener against Newcastle.
However, they were unsuccessful in their attempts to score.
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