Chancers, grifters and terrifying mobs of tiny vagrant children have got this one down to a fine art — simply distract your victim by doing a funny little dance, whilst your robbing partner deftly rifles through his/her pockets looking for loot.

Or, if you happen to prefer working alone, why not try Shevchenko's "man hug/wallet snatch" technique? Very impressive.

(via our pals at Dirty Tackle)

This post, written by Josh Burt, is republished with permission from The Spoiler. Go there often if you like soccer stuff.