Who know that a vuvuzela could shoot poisonous darts from a great distance? No wonder they’re talking about banning them, not just for their angry bee sound but they can be used as weapons.
De Rossi looks like a blow dart has hit him in the neck as he goes down. I don’t think anyone knows how to dive better than the Italians, in terms of falling down beautifully. Watch De Rossi, there’s an art to the dive. He does get clipped, stepped on, but makes it look like he’s been shot.
Hat tip to Mungmungiii for the video and text below.
1. De Rossi’s left heel seems to have been stepped on by the trailing Uruguayan player.
1. There was a slight separation in time between the contact on heel and De Rossi’s reaction.
Conclusion: Although there was contact, De Rossi did indeed dive.
See De Rossi’s dive at full speed in the video below.
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