Ouch and Wow All in One!

Here’s another hilarious internet video that makes you feel bad for laughing. A poor chap blocks a fierce throw-in with his face while the crowd simultaneously winces. Moral of the story: do not put your face in front of a fast-moving soccer ball.

Since videos from Today’s Big Thing aren’t embedding into Reader, here’s a similar clip from YouTube.

I did not recognize the move (which isn’t saying much) so I googled some and discovered the flip throw-in. Here’s a how-to if you’re interested.

Has anyone ever seen this done in real life? It just seems over-the-top like a rainbow kick…