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FIFA proposes restructuring celebration rules after Indian footballer dies due to back flip

Obafemi Martins Celebrates
Monday, 03 November 2014 By Manali Kulkarni

After scoring an equalizing goal against Chanmari West FC, Indian football player from Mizoram Premier League, Peter Biaksangzuala, celebrated with multiple somersaults. He landed incorrectly during one backflip, leaving him unconscious.

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Manali Kulkarni

Manali Kulkarni

Manali is currently a fourth year JD Candidate at the University of Maine School of Law. She was the COO at LawInSport and continues to be an executive contributor of the editorial board for LawInSport. She holds an LLM in Sports Law from Nottingham Law School (Nottingham Trent University). She is currently the legal extern for the Professional Collegiate League, and also serves as an intern for the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. 

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