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Soccer Goalkeeper Knocked Out Cold By Ball (VIDEO)

08/15/2011 12:45 pm ET | Updated Oct 15, 2011

There's a reason most people shy away from playing goalie in soccer. Best case scenario you stand around and don't have to do any work. Worst case scenario, this happens.

Video has emerged of a freak play during an indoor soccer game in which a goalkeeper is shown attempting to clear a ball, only to have it deflect right into his face causing him hit the floor, apparently knocked out.

Slow-motion replay of the exchange revealed that, yup, that had to sting.

Hat tip to Dirty Tackle!

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