VIDEO: Japan's Nagatomo concedes ridiculous penalty against Thailand

The Inter defender made a fool of himself when trying to clear a routine ball into the box, resulting in a spot-kick for the visitors

Despite Japan easing to a 4-0 World Cup Qualification victory over Thailan on Tuesday, defender YutoNagatomo had a moment he would rather forget.

As the visitors delivered the ball into the Japan box,Nagatomo had the easy job of knocking it away from goal.

His feeble clearance rebounded off a nearby team-mate, however, before an ulmighty slip from Nagatomoled to a scramble with the opposing forward.

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Nagatomo then threw himself between the striker and the ball, leading to a Thailand penalty.

Luckily forNagatomo, Japan goalkeeper EijiKawashima saved the resulting spot-kick.

Watch the embarrassing mistake above!

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