Video: These fans on Eric Bailly’s ‘funniest’ dive ever for Man United vs Norwich

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With just over five minutes gone in Manchester United’s FA Cup Quarter-Final clash against Norwich, Eric Bailly shocked some fans with a terrible dive.

The centre-back, who was making just his seventh appearance for the side this season after constant injury troubles, leapt through the air like a salmon after a light barge/shove from Kenny McLean.

It looked as though Bailly really used some build-up to propel himself into the air and onto the ground, the referee didn’t punish the defender for his theatrics.

Bailly played 96 minutes for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side before being replaced by Anthony Martial.

Take a look at the Ivorian’s antics below:

Eric Bailly dive vs Norwich from r/soccer

Pictures from BBC.

Here’s some reaction to the centre-back’s theatrics:

The fact that a couple of fans have even likened Bailly’s effort to one that British diving superstar Tom Daley would be ‘proud’ of says it all really.

Whilst most can look back at this in a fairly light-hearted manner, it does highlight a serious problem that needs stamping out of the beautiful game.

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