POV Video: Woman Takes Cristiano Ronaldo Penalty Kick to the Face

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Normally it’s hard to get a sense of just how quickly things move in a soccer match. The field is huge, fans don’t sit THAT close to the action, and the camera angle is, more often than not, a birdseye view. But every once in a while, we get a video like this that reminds us just how fast the action can be at times.

A fan sitting a few rows behind the goal was recording a video when Cristiano Ronaldo took his penalty kick. Bad news for Ronaldo: He missed the goal. Bad news for the fan: He missed the goal.

The kick flew straight at the fan and knocked the camera out of her hand.


Don’t let your attention drift too far from the projectile zooming towards your head. The video’s not the most important thing—your face is.

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