The best of football Hollywoods

Last updated 15:40 27/06/2014
Youtube/Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nz has tracked down a list of the most funny football dives to date.

Relevant offers

Football

Manchester City to be drawcard in Melbourne Villa to leave Melbourne after four matches English footballer found dead in Norway river Ricki Herbert chasing India coach job - report Neymar, Messi star for Barcelona in Ajax win Sunderland players offer fans refund after rout CSKA Moscow fight back to draw with Man City Bayern Munich nail club-record win over Roma Eden Hazard brace helps Chelsea to easy win Carragher: Liverpool, drop 'passenger' Balotelli

Football can often be referred to as the greatest theatre in sport but sometimes the players like to take the theatrics a little bit too far.

Diving, play-acting, gamesmanship ... whatever you want to call it it is a blight on the beautiful game when you see players going down at the slightest of contact or rolling around feigning injury.

From flamboyant flops, to classic double headbutts which fell both players and an attacker who manages to tackle himself, here are the best football dives Stuff could find.

A few of these "men" could do with a concrete pill or two.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers
Opinion poll

How well will the Phoenix do in this year's A-League?

Winner. They'll go all the way

They'll make the final

They'll make the playoffs

They'll just miss the playoffs

They'll take the wooden spoon

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content