Ouch! Lukasz Piszczek (Borussia Dortmund) painfully wraps his legs around the goalpost v Hannover

Sometimes being a last ditch defender can hurt. Badly.

Reigning Bundesliga champs Borussia Dortmund could only record a 1-1 draw at Hannover over the weekend, but the visitors were indebtted to their Polish fullback Lukasz Piszczek for saving a certain goal from on the goalline.

As the first half wound down, a Hannover shot was rolling goalwards before Piszczek raced back to clear the effort from the goalline. Piszczek’s block came at a heavy price though, as the defender’s momentum saw him end up wrapping his legs around the post in a truly painful moment.

We only hope there was no permanent damage.

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