Dive or not a dive?

Dive or not a dive?

MLS- San Jose Earthquakes

Dive or not a dive?

Arturo Alvarez (ISIphotos.com) 
                              Photo by ISIphotos.com

Unless you are a die-hard New York Red Bulls fan or a San Jose Earthquakes fan, chances are you missed their game last Saturday night, which means you probably didn't see Arturo Alvarez draw what wound up being the match-winning penalty converted by Ryan Johnson.

The play looked every bit like a dive, and one of the weaker dives in MLS in recent memory, but I will let you, the SBI readers, vote on whether you agree.

Dive, or not a dive? (video and poll after the jump):

Cast your vote here:

What's my take? After watching the full broadcast replay repeatedly, it is a pretty clear dive, with Alvarez taking a touch and a step before an invisible sniper shot him in the left leg.

What did you think? Share your thoughts below.

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