England's Robert Green can sympathize with Igor Akinfeev. In a Group H match against South Korea, the Russian goalie made an enormous blunder to allow the only South Korean goal of the match in a draw at Cuiaba, 1-1.

In the 68th minute, South Korea's Keun-Ho Lee delivered a long-range right-footed shot from beyond the box. The shot went straight to Akinfeev, who let ball go through his hands, off his head, and then into the net. 

The 28-year-old has been a generally reliable goalkeeper for club and country. Akinfeev has spent his entire career with CSKA Moscow, and has 69 caps with Russia. 

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South Korea was aided by a goalkeeper blunder. Photo: Reuters

When the match ended, many of Akinfeev's teammates were seen consoling him.

The shot was reminiscent of the U.S.-England blunder by Green in the opening game for both nations. American attacking midfielder Clint Dempsey shot from distance, and a very manageable shot went through the hands of Green and into the net. Both the U.S.-England and Russia-South Korea ended 1-1.

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The mistake comes on the same day that Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa made severable notable saves for Mexico against Brazil in a scoreless draw.

Here is the goal video that Akinfeev would certainly perfer to forget:



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