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24th Sep 2015

American football kicker hits ref in the face with a kick…and the ball still goes over (Video)

That's gotta hurt...

Kevin Beirne

This might be the luckiest kick we’ve ever seen.

High school student Luis Aranda will probably never forget this extra point attempt for his school’s American football team.

After his team scored a second-quarter touchdown, Aranda was called up on to add the extras. But he needed a little help from the referee.

After hitting a line-drive barely over the line of scrimmage, Aranda’s kick manages to hit one of the refs square in the face and fly into the air, bounce off the crossbar and then go over the posts for a point.

After a bit of confusion, the kick was deemed successful. We’ve never seen anything like it…