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Best shot ever? Fan hits Peru player with paper plane during WC friendly (VIDEO)

Published time: June 01, 2014 10:48
Peru's Hansell Riojas reacts after being hit by a paper airplane thrown from the crowd during their international friendly soccer match against England at Wembley Stadium in London May 30, 2014.(Reuters / Eddie Keogh)

Peru's Hansell Riojas reacts after being hit by a paper airplane thrown from the crowd during their international friendly soccer match against England at Wembley Stadium in London May 30, 2014.(Reuters / Eddie Keogh)

In a match on Friday, England beat Peru team 3:0 but that was nothing. The biggest cheers from more than 83,000 fans at Wembley Stadium were not for the victory of their squad, but for a perfect shot from a fan whose paper plane hit a Peruvian player.

A group of creative England fans were entertaining themselves during the match by making paper airplanes and launching them towards the field.

One of the paper lanes travelled… from the highest point in the stadium – and floated accurately into unsuspecting Peru defender Hansel Rojas hitting him lightly in the back of the head.

Rojas was clearly surprised by the ‘paper attack’ and was left totally confused.

“The best shot ever” brought almost hysterical cheers at the 83,000 stadium, shows the video uploaded on YouTube which has gone viral with nearly 1.4 million views so far.

The English team will continue preparations for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil from June 12 to July 13 with a warm-up match in Miami on June 4.

Comments (6)

 

Daniel Astudillo Estrella 02.06.2014 12:12

Indeed it is funny, but I really do not want to know what sort of jokes SS-Nazi Guards were exchanging in Ausschwitz. Because indeed it would be funny if it was done by children who hit a bottle of someting falling on the ground, but surely not a group of adults:"look at that" centered by a joling woman supporting this stupidity. Dumb english folks!

 

Damon Shaw 01.06.2014 22:43

SCOTT WILLIAMS 01.06.2014 14:33



Ye s I agree. Luckily the pointy end of the airplane did not strike the player directly but he should have been rushed to a hospital for x-rays ..to check for any broken bones.

  


We must ban the paper planes!

 

Big AL 01.06.2014 18:34

I really feel sorry for the player but you have to admit that its a really funny video and thank god it didn't take out one of eyes!! lol

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