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Habib Habibou scores bizarre goal in Israel as he got up from helping injured team-mate

Habib Habibou is no stranger to doing the rather bizarre on a football pitch.

Habibou first made a name for himself in Belgian football when he threw a duck off the pitch.

But the former Leeds loanee now plays for Maccabi Petah Tikva, and it was while playing for them on Saturday that something else rather unexpected happened.

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Habib Habibou celebrates scoring the winning goal for Israeli league side Maccabi Petah Tikva

Habib Habibou celebrates scoring the winning goal for Israeli league side Maccabi Petah Tikva

Habib Habibou celebrates scoring the winning goal for Israeli league side Maccabi Petah Tikva

Habibou had been helping his injured team-mate while in the opposition six-yard area

Habibou had been helping his injured team-mate while in the opposition six-yard area

Habibou had been helping his injured team-mate while in the opposition six-yard area

As the ball came clear in the six-yard area, Habibou got up from the ground to slot home

As the ball came clear in the six-yard area, Habibou got up from the ground to slot home

As the ball came clear in the six-yard area, Habibou got up from the ground to slot home

During the game against Maccabi Netanya in the Israeli league, Habibou dropped to the ground inside the opposition’s six-yard area to attend to an injured team-mate.

Play continued around him as he helped his team-mate only for the ball to be crossed to the far post where he was knelt down.

Rather than allow the ball to run past him, Habibou got up and slid the ball past the Maccabi Netanya goalkeeper.

Habibou was congratulated by his team-mates after scoring one of the most bizarre goals

Habibou was congratulated by his team-mates after scoring one of the most bizarre goals

Habibou was congratulated by his team-mates after scoring one of the most bizarre goals

It also happened to be in the 87th minute and therefore the winning goal in a 1-0 victory.

After the game, Habibou tweeted: ‘God never sleep help ur friend he will give u more.’          

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