Video: Portuguese side Beira Mar suffer birthday cake catastrophe

Posted by - January 19, 2011 - Football videos, Oddballs

Just dessert

Club officials and members of Portugal’s Beira Mar should have remembered the club’s 89th birthday as a joyous occasion. Instead it will be etched in their brains as the day the all huddled round eating cake of the carpet.

We’re informed by 101GG that the club is in financial ruin and on the verge of collapse. Nonetheless, they had gone all out for their birthday by ordering a massive cake.

But things went wrong when a gentleman we presume is the president of the club attempted to blow out the solitary candle.

The comic timing of the cake’s sorry demise is enviable. You can see the bloke enthusiastically inhale in anticipation of his big moment, and then…