AC Milan played Empoli to a draw in Serie A today, during which a very hilarious thing transpired that I will now relay to you. Empoli defender Mario Rui was under a little pressure, and tried to escape by popping a bouncing ball over his head. If it worked, I assure you it would've been super cool.

It didn't work, though, and instead, Rui knocked the ball directly into his own face. You can watch it over and over and over right here:

This is great and funny on its own, but it gets better. The ball connected with Rui's nose, and it likely stung like a motherfucker, and he recoiled as such. But the referee rewarded Empoli a free kick in a dangerous-ish area. Bad soccer all around.

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