Video: Speed’s tackle from behind on Brazilian World Cup winner Kaka

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In the latest charity football match, YouTuber iShowSpeed stirred up more chaos, this time drawing attention for his antics involving 2007 Ballon d’Or winner, Kaka. The star-studded event, named ‘Match for Hope,’ held at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Qatar, boasted a lineup of content creators and footballing legends. Speed, known for his enthusiastic presence, engaged in pre-match banter with players like Eden Hazard and even attempted to discuss tactics with former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.

However, it was Speed’s on-pitch behavior that stole the spotlight, particularly in the first half. In a moment of recklessness, he launched into a tackle from behind, taking out Kaka as he received the ball on the left flank. The challenge was so forceful that it raised concerns about potential injury, earning Speed a yellow card for his overzealousness. Despite the shock of the challenge, Kaka fortunately emerged unscathed and continued to play on.

Darren Watkins, known by his online moniker iShowSpeed, has been a recurring presence in charity football matches, despite his lack of finesse on the field. In previous outings, he made headlines for a dramatic debut at The Valley in 2022, where he collided with KSI mere seconds into the game. His second appearance, at West Ham’s London Stadium, saw him endure a rollercoaster performance, marked by a missed penalty kick.

While Speed’s passion for football is undeniable, his knowledge of the game often falls short, evident in his erratic actions on the pitch. As he continues to participate in these charity matches, perhaps it’s time for him to focus not just on his enthusiasm but also on refining his understanding of the sport.