Play hard to win it, then drop it

Updated: 16 May 2011 15:41 IST

Ajax goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg usually has a safe pair of hands, but he managed to drop the Dutch league's trophy from the top of a bus as the team took a triumphal ride through Amsterdam.

Play hard to win it, then drop it
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Ajax goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg usually has a safe pair of hands, but he managed to drop the Dutch league's trophy from the top of a bus as the team took a triumphal ride through Amsterdam.

Amateur video shows the trophy fall backward off the bus, apparently after colliding with overhead tram wires on Sunday. It was handed back by a fan, to the applause of onlookers.

The incident resembles one from last month when Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos dropped Spain's Copa del Rey trophy.

Ajax sealed its 30th league championship with a 3-1 win over Twente.

 

Topics : Australia West Indies Football England Real Madrid Ajax Manchester United Ravichandran Ashwin Andrew Strauss Munaf Patel Cricket Chris Gayle Maarten Stekelenburg
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