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Why was Jonathan Pearce Confused.com by goal line technology?

When commentator Jonathan Pearce was Confused.com by goal line technology in the France v Honduras World Cup game, the internet reacted.

Jonathan Pearce's goal line technology commentary

Here's what happened: 

French striker Karim Benzema hit a shot against the post that then ricocheted off the Honduras goalkeeper before crossing the goal line.

Technology ruled it was a goal. The referee awarded the goal. Replays proved it was a goal. But Pearce was well and truly Confused.com:

Pearce's confusion made everyone else Confused.com:

As did the surrounding confusion:

Some were even confused about who was confused:

As ever, Twitter reacted splendidly:

So to summarise Jonathan:

Still, at least it made the game more interesting:

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