What is up with lightning and soccer?! The two seem to go hand in hand!!!
[ Related: SHOCKING! Eliminated Spanish National Team's Plane Struck By LIGHTNING Just Before Landing! ]
A terrifying moment happened for Joao Contreras Fuentes a soccer player for Sport Aguila — a Peruvian national soccer club.
And the whole thing was captured on video!!!
The incident happened during the second half of play this past Tuesday when a lightning bolt appears and strikes the young soccer player. And it happened SO quickly that only a puff of smoke appears around the young man who subsequently crumples to the ground.
Initially the report from Peru was that the young athlete had died, but actually he survived and he knows it's a blessing that he did!
He recently said
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The Spanish national soccer team just can't catch a break.
They had to endure a long ride of shame home, about ten hours, and we're sure they all just wanted to go to their homes and nurse their wounds.
But right as they were nearing their homeland, about to be welcomed back into their country to be consoled and vilified by
futbol soccer fans everywhere, mother nature took a swing at them!
Their plane was struck by lighting just before landing in Madrid!!
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What a buncha scaredy cats! LOLz!
Two aDORable kitties are enjoying the rain by the window sill, being cute and what not.
We all that's the closest they'll get to water!
But when the clouds go BOOM in the night, these cats cheese it FAST!
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…wait. Where are the lights?
A Boston weatherman was stunned when lightning struck the studio he was reporting live in, subsequently cutting the power off!
The blackout only lasted a second, though. And the weatherman bravely continued his segment.
Thankfully, the internet exists so you can see it all for yourself (above)!
Here's what he said on Twitter:
"Glad I dont use profanity when bolt struck the building, scared the #@%& out of me!"
Even though it was more 'professional' not to use profanity - we think that in terms of television, nothing could've been better.
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You think this story surprises you? William Moseley was shocked!
The actor best known for his portrayal of Peter Pevensie in the Chronicles of Narnia trilogy was on the set of his new film The Silent Mountain, when the high altitude set was struck by lightning.
Peter William reassured his fans, tweeting:
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Yes, they switched places and now Paul Wesley is discovering the wonders of plastic surgery, while Joan Rivers tries to navigate the tender emotions of being a vampire…
NAHHH, but Joan and Paul were on the same plane that got zapped by lightning on Friday the 13th!
The sexy Vampire said about the scuury experience:
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As soon as the lightning bolt struck Richard Branson's dream home in the Caribbean, chaos ensued just the scene of a disaster movie.
That's how Kate Winslet describes it. She says she kept waiting for someone to yell, "CUT!" but it never came.
Fortunately, nobody fell fatal to the huge fire, which completely destroyed Richards mansion.
Still in shock, Kate admits it's an ordeal she will "never forget," adding "it's a miracle no one died."
The movie star continues:
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