November 29, 2011

Fake or Real? The Physics of Football Flops

Rhett Allain, Wired

AP Photo

Football or Football (soccer)? Which do you like? Unfortunately, one of the things associated with soccer is the fake falls. Ok, what do you think about this fall by Jerome Simpson?

In case that video doesn’t last, Scott Fujita seemed to push Simpson after an altercation in a pile. Simpson flew back quite a bit. The fall prompted at 15 yard penalty by the referees. Here is a shot of the action.

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TAGGED: Physics, Football


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