Adubarey’s goal gets more than 7 million views

Adubarey’s goal gets more than 7 million views

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Maldives national team midfielder, Ashad Ali “Adubarey”’s penalty kick with bizarre swallow dive has got more than 7 million views on youtube.

With Afghanistan leading 2-1, Adubarey geared up for a penalty kick and promptly fell flat on his face. However Adubarey sprang back up and launched the ball right into the net. The reffery deemed it a legitimate goal. Then Maldives ended up winning 8-7

With the goal reaching millions of views within two to three days have attracted the attention of the world on Maldives. This incredible goal has promoted Maldives in a new level.

The goal also caught the headlines of many international newspapers including the Times, BBC, Telegraph and Dailystar.

Meanwhile, Maldives grabbed the third place of the AFC Challenge Cup 2014. After a 0 – 0 score in the ninety minutes of play and a 1 -1 draw in the extra time, match went to Penalty Shootout and it took 18 penalties to decide while only 3 was miss fired. Maldives won the game by 1(8) – 1 (7).