By Extra Mustard
January 28, 2015

Is this a flop by Jordi Alba?

In Wednesday's Copa del Rey quarterfinal between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, Alba got thwacked on the head by the assistant's flag. It doesn't seem like the referee is bringing his arm down with that much force, but the hard plastic can't feel good against the top of your skull. 

• Bowling Green basketball game delayed due to broken buzzer​

The club called it "an usual injury."

• Kobe Bryant compares shoulder injury to Super Bowl

Alba was able to carry on, though, and helped set up Neymar for Barca's third goal.

- Dan Gartland

You May Like