WATCH: Batshuayi boots ball into own face

first_imgWorld Cup VIDEO: ‘Fortnite celebrations so overrated!’ – Batshuayi sees funny side after booting ball into own face Goal Last updated 1 year ago 04:54 6/29/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Michy Batshuayi Belgium World Cup Ozan Kose World Cup England v Belgium England Belgium Michy Batshuayi The Belgium striker attempted to drop-kick the ball back into the net after Adnan Januzaj’s goal, but got a painful surprise instead Michy Batshuayi will probably wish he had this particular celebration back. After Adnan Januzaj scored in the second half of Belgium’s World Cup encounter with England on Thursday, the Belgian striker found himself near the net with the ball in his hand. Clearly excited by the moment, Batshuayi attempted to drop-kick the ball into the net. But it didn’t go quite as planned.  Editors’ Picks Perfection from Pulisic: Chelsea’s Captain America has arrived in the Premier League Why always Raheem? ‘Unplayable’ Sterling setting a standard Man City’s other stars need to match ‘There is no creativity’ – Can Solskjaer get Man Utd scoring freely again? ‘Everyone legged it on to the pitch!’ – How Foden went from Man City superfan to future superstar The Chelsea forward slammed the ball off the post and back into his face in what will likely be the most painful goal celebration of his career. Ouch! 😂@mbatshuayi plays a one-two with the post after Januzaj’s goal for Belgium— ITV Football (@itvfootball) June 28, 2018Oh no what is you doing @Mbatshuayi?? 😂😂😂— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) June 28, 2018Naturally, Batshuayi had some fun with his misfortune, tweeting after the game: “Fortnite celebrations so overrated bro I had to create something new.”Fortnite celebrations so overrated bro I had to create something new 🤕💥⚽️ … 😂😂😂 #KarmaIsAB— Michy Batshuayi (@mbatshuayi) June 28, 2018He also posted a picture of the moment before his unfortunate drop-kick with the caption: “The second just before I knew I f*cked up”The second just before I knew I f*cked up #InternetUndefeated 😂— Michy Batshuayi (@mbatshuayi) June 28, 2018It certainly was a novel way to celebrate a goal, which ended up giving Belgium a 1-0 win and top spot in Group G. Batshuayi will hope for more Belgium goals and less painful celebrations when his country take on Japan in the last 16 on Monday.last_img