THIS is the astonishing moment a Norwegian club’s goalkeeper took a dive to get his OWN team-mate sent off.
The red mist well and truly descended in the dying stages of the clash between Kristiansund and Viking.
David Brekalo shoved his own goalkeeper Patrik GunnarssonCredit: Eurosport
The goalkeeper theatrically fell to the floor during the Norwegian top-flight clashCredit: Eurosport
The keeper was left on the turf holding his throat and chestCredit: Eurosport
Despite being 3-2 up, tempers flared between Viking centre-half David Brekalo and his keeper Patrik Gunnarsson.
The pair screamed at each other before Brekalo delivered two shoves to the chest of the Icelandic custodian.
It was after the second of these that Gunnarsson fell theatrically to the floor.
But it seemed to do the trick, as the referee flashed the red card to 22-year-old Brekalo, who was fuming with the decision.
During the incident Brekalo had to be pulled away from the keeper, 21, by his team-mates.
Over the years there have been a number of cases of warring players from the same team.
Perhaps the most famous was the on-pitch brawl between Kieron Dyer and Lee Bowyer.
The outrageous melee saw players from both Newcastle and their opponents that day Aston Villa try to intervene as they ripped each other to shreds.
They were sent off and tried to get at each other in the changing rooms but stopped when boss Graeme Souness offered to fight them both!
Others that spring to mind are when cops were called to Man City’s training ground after Joey Barton repeatedly punched Ousmane Dabo and left him unconscious.
Barton was given a four-month suspended prison sentence for the attack.
The FA slapped him with a six-game ban and a £25,000 fine.
John Hartson booted West Ham team-mate Eyal Berkovic in the face during a training session in September 1998, and in 2007 Craig Bellamy attacked John Arne Riise with a GOLF CLUB at a Liverpool team-bonding trip to Portugal.
Brekalo was shown a red card by the refereeCredit: Eurosport
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