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Date: 03/27/07 02:03 AM

62 Responses to Lightning Strikes Players in Soccer Match

  1. Profile photo of maples
    maples Male 13-17
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    March 26, 2007 at 12:56 am
    Link: Lightning Strikes Players in Soccer Match - Real, or just another soccer trick?
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    anakin3303 Male 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 2:08 am
    yeah..... i guess it is......old tho.
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    Kraken Female 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 2:14 am
    Stupid ass german. I couldn`t make out what the other person was saying.
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    FrozenSunset Female 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 2:19 am
    Soccer is lame. The players always try to fake fouls..
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    neoretro Male 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 2:27 am
    So do basketball players, FrozenSunset
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    ScrtNinja Male 18-29
    119 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 2:33 am
    wtf are they allowing reporters on the field to interview him during the game
  7. Profile photo of FrozenSunset
    FrozenSunset Female 18-29
    193 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 2:43 am
    I don`t care about basketball either.
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    R_U_Kidding Male 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 2:46 am
    I guess we now know which team God was cheering on...
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    lorddalvidii Male 13-17
    285 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 3:48 am
    pfffft
  10. Profile photo of SpoonFork
    SpoonFork Male 30-39
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    March 27, 2007 at 4:23 am
    The infamous lightning move.
  11. Profile photo of FLB
    FLB Female 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 5:03 am
    Ha ha, `quick, lightening, everyone down!`
    `But we can`t play now, we hurt our heads when falling to the ground. . . ` sob
  12. Profile photo of JaLacaob
    JaLacaob Male 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 5:34 am

    The camera didn`t catch the lightning well the first scene. Weird to just see several people fall over.

    Yow. Lightning burns, too. (Yes, stating the obvious.) Just, damn, though.

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    monorail Male 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 5:35 am
    repost??
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    Argh_Beast Male 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 7:05 am
    Ok that happens to a lot of people if the sound wave get strong! And to football players it happens a lot more quickly since they are used to fall to get a penalty kick. I really really hate football! IT`S NOT SOCCER
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    LaChica Female 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 7:36 am
    That`s why I only watch Argentina Soccer, if the player is bleeding it`s a foul. If not, then get off the ground and get the ball back!

    It is fake though.

  16. Profile photo of dumaspere
    dumaspere Male 18-29
    102 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 8:01 am
    This has gone way off-topic. These guys are probably not faking. What would they have to gain from it? Also does anyone else remember when this exact thing happened a few years ago somewhere in Africa, lightning struck the pitch and killed lots of players instantly. So shh everyone who`s saying it`s fake/they`re pussies/they`re not really injured. also argh, what do sound waves have to do with it?
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    jetmark Male 30-39
    1024 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 8:42 am
    ouchy. headache from hell.
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    BeachBum0694 Female 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 8:43 am
    R U Kidding omg that made me crack up.
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    marchhare123 Male 30-39
    547 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 9:30 am
    You can hear thunder and i think was what dropped them. Just loud and a little unexpected. But that is what you get when you play outside with lightning about.
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    dumaspere Male 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 9:56 am
    why would it startle some players enough to paralyse them, while the others didn`t even jump, and no intermediate?
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    Loisx Female 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 10:21 am
    apparantly it actually shocked them though, thats what i think it said, and two players suffered acute heart attacks.........i think, the video cuts off at that point
  22. Profile photo of smort
    smort Male 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 10:38 am
    the referee was affected too, so don`t think they were faking!

    love the way someone tries to interview them while they`re in agony on the floor! journalists....

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    smort Male 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 10:59 am
    Translation:
    It was twelve minutes before the end of the "1st League" match, when lightning hit the pitch with a loud crack.

    6 players collapsed immediately - also the referee, pictured in the top right of the screen, was affected.

    Afterwards, chaotic scenes played out.
    Because not a single medic was in the stadium, the victims rolled (in agony) for minutes on the grass.

    Reporters attempted to interview the fully-dazed players.

    Team mates took care of the injured.

    Some came out of it suffering only from shock - two, however, had acute heart...<breaks off>

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    bigbadwolf2 Male 18-29
    11 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 11:15 am
    How come the clips that need that crappy music playing in the background never has it.
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    bccseahawkz Male 13-17
    204 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 11:41 am
    they must be from Duke. haha
  26. Profile photo of necros
    necros Male 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 12:25 pm
    pussays
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    yo-i-am-luke Male 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 12:35 pm
    Yea watch a buntch of wimps! Its only getting lightning through your body!
    Knowing my FOOTBALL (<- only contry that calls it soccer smart guys...) teacher in secondary school he might just say this... i broke a ankle and he tried to get me to walk it off X-(
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    Invalok Male 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 1:23 pm
    Everyone knows that black people are prone to lighting bolts that decide to ignore the laws of nature!
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    antdow3 Male 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 1:32 pm
    they well dived
    nice vid btw
  30. Profile photo of gorgack2000
    gorgack2000 Male 13-17
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    March 27, 2007 at 1:34 pm
    damn it, it`s FOOTBALL NOT SOCCER.

    anyway i reckon that was fake: the sound of the lightning would have come about four seconds later had he been really struck.

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    bumblecock Male 18-29
    643 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 1:42 pm
    Fakers, I didn`t see smoke.
  32. Profile photo of primetime101
    primetime101 Male 13-17
    143 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 3:22 pm
    when the hell have you seen smoke from lightning? You watch too many movies. AND ITS SOCCER/FOOTBALL. You Europeans saying that it is only called football is like Americans who dont play soccer and have never actually experienced a Soccer injury. And why would the referee fake it too? Its real and it must hurt
  33. Profile photo of HedlesChkn
    HedlesChkn Male 18-29
    113 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 3:29 pm
    I believe there was an instance where this occurred, I`m not sure if this is it or not, but it was to do with the players studs, the ones with metal studs got shocked, while those with moulded studs were fine...
  34. Profile photo of Kanashii
    Kanashii Female 13-17
    359 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 3:55 pm
    Lightning is loud enough at a half mile or a mile... (speaking from experience) If that landed on their pitch I`m surprised that none of them died...

    At a half mile, I felt like my heart was going to jump out of my chest and my eardrums would burst o.o That poo`s messed up, man...

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    Kanashii Female 13-17
    359 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 3:58 pm
    And I don`t believe it was fake- with the technology they had back then the sound and flash wouldn`t have been caught fast enough, their FPS and sound capture weren`t good enough. Not to mention the quality of the video was overall bad...
  36. Profile photo of Jake_DaBaked
    Jake_DaBaked Male 70 & Over
    22 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 4:02 pm
    You can tell if it was real. Just check their shorts for skid marks.
  37. Profile photo of wales4eva
    wales4eva Male 13-17
    572 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 4:09 pm
    they never got struck it because there studs are metal so when the lightening struck it connected to the studs which made them get a electric shock
  38. Profile photo of shizzaster
    shizzaster Male 13-17
    1866 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 4:53 pm
    So THAT`S what`s really happening when they dive.
    who would`ve thought renaldo was being hit by lightning.
    i just assumed they dove, how silly of me..
  39. Profile photo of Critic123
    Critic123 Female 18-29
    267 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 5:06 pm
    That one guy was like
    OMG MY FACE HAS BURNT OFF OMG!!!!!!GET SOME WATA IT BURNS AAAGGGGHHHH!!!!!!!!!
  40. Profile photo of CptObvious
    CptObvious Male 13-17
    285 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 5:28 pm
    So fake. look carefully when there`s about 28-27-26 seconds left. At the top of the screen, you can see a guy in white getting back up and starting to run...<.<
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    Chiefy Male 18-29
    713 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 7:36 pm
    Anyone notice the team in white just got back up and started running, but the other team are the ones that stayed down in pain?
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    AFTERSHOCK Male 18-29
    2782 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 8:00 pm
    COOL! ONE OF MY MOM`S UNCLES WAS KILLED BY LIGHTNING WHEN HE WAS OUT RIDING HIS HORSE. HE WAS STILL ON THE SADDLE WHEN THE HORSE CAME BACK. HE WAS ALL BURNT. DAMN THAT SUCKED.
  43. Profile photo of jeffro367
    jeffro367 Male 13-17
    77 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 8:10 pm
    God damn soccer players, they deserve it.
  44. Profile photo of X-Potatoe
    X-Potatoe Male 13-17
    376 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 8:54 pm
    fLIcken grass fairys!! WALK IT OFF!!! FOOTBALL (american) IS THE BETTER SPORT CUS WE`RE TOUGHER THAN THEM GRASS FAIRY`S
  45. Profile photo of Sweet_Tooth
    Sweet_Tooth Male 18-29
    308 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 8:55 pm
    Remind me why exactly your uncle being fried and melted to the saddle would be cool, AFTERSHOCK.

    I could barely tell anything happened except for the noise and flash. Also, you actually can see smoke very briefly at the beginning. Find the guy who is the top left corner when they fall down. Then watch him from the beginning. I could swear I see a little bit of faint smoke come from him. Ouch!

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    ziggy112 Male 13-17
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    March 27, 2007 at 9:14 pm
    ummmm that didnt exactlty look like lighting and wouldnt people have died?
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    RyanF701 Male 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 9:23 pm
    "
    why would it startle some players enough to paralyse them, while the others didn`t even jump, and no intermediate?"

    Because lightning is very precise, if it hits the middle of an arena it wont blow the entire thing up. It`ll hit the ground and chase some people but it wont go very far.

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    socalsk8er Male 13-17
    115 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 9:36 pm
    i think it`s fake,
    but then again that`s just me.
  49. Profile photo of philippic
    philippic Male 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 9:40 pm
    hmmm, seems real to me.

    the players that went down were all in the same area n went down at the exact same time.

  50. Profile photo of Wammazammam
    Wammazammam Male 13-17
    20 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 11:04 pm
    Wow. R U Kidding made me laugh.

    Seriously that would suck. I mean, just running along and then (insert lightning/ lightning metapphor here) hits you?

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    chestertheje Male 13-17
    605 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 11:19 pm
    that reminds me of the mario cart attack...its the best...
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    ImTakingOver Male 18-29
    388 posts
    March 28, 2007 at 12:01 am
    BS lol
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    Mogulman Male 18-29
    295 posts
    March 28, 2007 at 12:49 am
    sniper!
  54. Profile photo of mastercif
    mastercif Male 13-17
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    March 28, 2007 at 1:40 am
    it could be that those few players affected had metal tipped soccer spikes which would have provided a current for the lightning to go through
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    cargasm Male 18-29
    340 posts
    March 28, 2007 at 1:42 am
    hahaha i love how the guy is laying on the ground in obvious pain so the reporter sticks his mic in his face HAHAHA
  56. Profile photo of Dakkar
    Dakkar Male 18-29
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    March 28, 2007 at 1:44 am
    I`ve always said they should play in a forest. Lightning always strikes the highest objects. This is what you get playing on a flat open field. :\
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    DoughnutBoy Male 13-17
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    March 28, 2007 at 1:57 am
    hmmm, i dunno, i dont see how they could call that a foul, im kinda confused
  58. Profile photo of Mbirdgurl
    Mbirdgurl Female 13-17
    920 posts
    March 28, 2007 at 4:04 pm
    Looks a little odd...
  59. Profile photo of apttodo
    apttodo Female 18-29
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    March 28, 2007 at 10:36 pm
    oh my these comments are hilarious!
  60. Profile photo of JackNick
    JackNick Male 13-17
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    April 16, 2007 at 10:36 am
    Soccer/footie players are pansies, falling down and faking injury at the first opportunity. A LOT of people in my seconday school do that, okay, so I kicked the guys foot, it wasnt wasnt that hard, was it? Back to the point, Thats why I hate football coz the players a such weaklings... im suprised Zidane didnt cry when Matterazi started cussing his mom...
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    your0mom Male 13-17
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    September 15, 2009 at 12:57 pm
    fake
  62. Profile photo of wyo
    wyo Male 18-29
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    December 5, 2009 at 9:55 pm
    Jez, god doesn`t like soccer either.

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