Funny Video of Ecuador World Cup Hero Enner Valencia Faking an Injury to Avoid Getting Arrested by Police

Funny Video of Ecuador World Cup Hero Enner Valencia Faking an Injury to Avoid Getting Arrested by Police

  • Ecuador captain Enner Valencia once faked an injury to avoid getting arrested by police over £13k of unpaid child support
  • The former Everton forward was driven away on a stretcher after he had faked an injury while 13 policemen gave chase but to no avail
  • Valencia was the hero for Ecuador as the 33-year-old forward scored a brace in the World Cup opener against Qatar to seal 3 points

Enner Valencia is the forward on everyone’s lips at the moment following the forward’s heroics for Ecuador as they defeated Qatar 2-0 to earn the first win of the World Cup.

The 33-year-old striker scored twice in the first half to earn Ecuador’s first win of the 2022 FIFA World Cup but Valencia has been in the spotlight for the wrong reasons in the past.

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Enner Valencia scored a brace to help Ecuador secure a 2-0 victory against World Cup hosts Qatar. Photo by Visionhaus
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According to Give Me Sport, Valencia once faked an injury during a game to avoid getting arrested by police for unpaid child support worth over £13k.

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Valencia had faked the injury while taking part in a World Cup qualifier for Ecuador vs Chile in 2016 when he was put on a stretcher and given oxygen after signaling, he was suffering from altitude sickness.

As many as 12 officers attempted to capture Valencia while he was being stretched off in a golf buggy, but the 33-year-old evaded the clutches of the police and escaped.

Fenerbahce put Valencia into viral photo of Ronaldo and Messi

Meanwhile, Fenerbahce has tagged Enner Valencia amongst the greats after the striker scored twice in Ecuador’s World Cup victory over Qatar on Sunday, November 20, Talk Sports reports.

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The Turkish club put the 33-year-old in a viral photo of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi which broke the internet when it was dropped before the start of the World Cup.

Valencia is seen holding a coffee and smiling as Messi and Ronaldo stare at the chessboard in a tweet that has garnered more than 100,000 ‘likes’ on Twitter.

Ecuador fan savagely trolls Qataris

Earlier, Sports Brief reported an Ecuadorian fan got into the heads of a section of the home fans as he taunted them during the curtain-raiser of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The Middle East nation pulled off a remarkable opening ceremony which left the Al Bayt Stadium fully charged as two-thirds of the 60,000 capacity threw their weight behind Qatar.

However, the host nation endured a baptism of fire in their debut game at the Mundial as Ecuador romped to a two-nil lead before halftime.