Footballer Mario Balotelli's backheel failure - Video
The £24 million signing was immediately substituted by boss Roberto Mancini half an hour into a friendly against LA 'home of David Beckham' Galaxy when his attempted backheel shot went awry.
Watch the failed Mario Balotelli backheel below:
Arsenal players Thierry Henry and Robert Pires got away with similar failed showboating (against City in a competitive match) years ago, but at least they had already established themselves as club legends long before making fools of themselves:
Balotelli - who was rumoured to have had a fling with Big Brother star Sophie Read - has before grabbed the headlines for the wrong reasons, most amusingly when he struggled to get his bib on during a warm-up last year: