Loris Karius’s goalkeeping blooper will live on in Champions League lore

James Sharman and Craig Forrest break down Real Madrid's 3-1 victory over Liverpool in the Champions League Final Saturday.

Early in the second half of Saturday’s Champions League Final, Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema opened the scoring with a goal that stunned everyone on the pitch — including himself.

After picking up an easy shot, Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius attempted a routine toss to a teammate to his right only to have it blocked by the outstretched foot of a pressuring Benzema and into the wide open net behind him.

Many cringes ensued.

While Liverpool would even the score just a few minutes later, Real Madrid would ultimately win 3-1 after Karius let in another bad goal on what should have been a pretty easy save off a Gareth Bale shot.

Unlucky for Loris, it’s safe to say the soccer world won’t let him forget this dreadful game any time soon.

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