A term used
by soccer players that pertains to the moment when a player
goes to be a show
off, thinking they are going to take an amazing kick but turns out shanking the ball
. Shanking is kicking the ball
the goal or way out of the field in general. hence.. A terrible shot.
1. That was quite a shankapotamus of a kick, it went way past the goal!example
2. HOLY SHANKAPOTAMUS!! (as the ball goes flying a mile over the goal.)