Tuesday April 28th, 2015

A Belasrusian soccer match got off to an odd start recently when one team's captain was the victim of a vicious slide tackle before the game even began. 

FC BATE Borisov captain Dzimitry Likhatrovichwas was walking away from the coin toss at the beginning of a Belarusian Premier League match when he got in the way of a cheerleader sprinting off the field.

The pep squad member took out the captain and quickly returned to her feet and continued off the field as if nothing had happened while Likhatrovich tumbled head over heels and then joined his team for a pre-match huddle.

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