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Belgian Player Celebrates Goal By Kicking The Ball Into His Own Face—And Instantly Becomes A Meme 😂

By Vanessa Nix Anthony

Belgian professional footballer Michy Batshuayi left an impression on his fans (and his face) Thursday when he tried to celebrate teammate Adan Januzaj's winning shot against England by kicking the ball into the goal. 

But instead of hitting the net, the 24-year-old striker for Premier League club Chelsea and the Belgium national team got a head-turning, meme-worthy surprise. 

Unfolding like a clip from America's Funniest Home Videos, you can see the ball ricochet off the goal post and smack Batshuayi in his left eye/forehead—apparently, a result on par with Batshuayi's latest gameplay. According to Independent.IE, 

...Batshuayi was ridiculed for some horrible misses in Belgium's Group G game against Tunisia last Saturday and he didn't do much to suggest he deserves to be a first choice starter as he started against England in Kaliningrad.

Here's the clip of the "winning" shot: