The actual players never stood a chance.
This week, smack-dab in the middle of a youth soccer match in Turkey, a furry new challenger decided to join in on the fun. That adorable interrupter, a small white dog, then proceeded to seize possession of the ball — deftly dribbling it around the pitch like a real pro.
Even after the referee managed to get the ball back, the little pup was able to steal it again.
Here's footage of the canine hijinks that ensued: