Diving, or simulation, is a hot topic right now in professional football.
But it’s arguably never been tackled with quite the same artistic savagery that LA Galaxy managed on Monday.
The Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise took exception to the sending off of defender Jelle Van Damme on Sunday for a challenge with Portland Timbers’ Diego Char á with a 44-second video in which Char á reacts to Van Damme’s challenge by flying through space and blowing up the Death Star.
are we doing this right? ☄️ #shootingstars #memes pic.twitter.com/8wds3Wnop8— LA Galaxy (@LAGalaxy)
Portland wasn’t going to take that without a response, referencing empty seats in LA Galaxy’s StubHub Center.
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