12/10/2012 11:06 BST | Updated 12/10/2012 11:08 BST

Why Small Kids Shouldn't Be Goalkeepers (VIDEO)

Competitive dads! We'd like the video above to act as a stern reminder of the accepted etiquette rules when playing football with your child in the garden.

Ideally, you should play in goal and not try too hard to stop the ball when your child kicks it anywhere near you. It's confidence-building, you see. Alternatively, if your child insists on being the goalkeeper, just give the ball a light tap with your foot. Basically, don't do what this bloke did.

Mind you, the kid in question could always have taken a tip from this little chap and given up completely less than two seconds into the game...