What it's like to get hit by a Cristiano Ronaldo penalty

A Real Madrid fan left the Bernabeu Stadium in Spain with a black eye after taking a Cristiano Ronaldo penalty kick to the face this weekend.

Canadian Sarach Arcand was seated right behind the goal as Ronaldo set up to take a penalty in Real Madrid's 4-0 win over Sevilla, and decided to capture the action with her camera-phone.

But she received an unwelcome surprise when his kick rocketed over the bar and into her face.

Here's how she described the incicdent on her YouTube page:

Lucky enough to visit from Canada and see Real Madrid vs Sevilla. Not sure that Cristiano Rinaldo meant to welcome me with a black eye but this Canadian football fan will take the penalty kick to the face as an excellent memory from one of the best. What are the chances :). Wish I coulda kept the ball.

- NZ Herald

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