When all hope is lost and you're down by a goal, anything goes - not least chucking your goalkeeper up for one last throw of the dice. And, as Dan Ross discovered after scurrying to the archives, there's plenty of success stories to behold.
No relation to midfield minesweeper Nicky, German goalkeeper Butt scored one of the four Bayern Munich goals that kept Juventus out of the Champions League knockouts for the first time since the 2000/01 season.
The media went mad, but his superbly-struck penalty was nothing out of the ordinary. Butt has a fine penalty record, and has scored more than 30 goals in his career - 19 in an impressive four-year spell at Hamburg, including nine in one season.
In case you were wondering, that's as many goals as England striker Emile Heskey has managed in the last two years.