You'd be hard pressed to find a better consolation for taking a well-struck football directly to the face than Odair Fortes' prize.
In Stade de Reims' Ligue 1 match against Lille on Sunday, Fortes successfully attempted to block a clearance in Lille's box. His effort was rewarded with likely a brutal headache and also one of the stranger goals in recent memory.
The ball rebounded off his face and back into the top corner of Lille's net. Take a bow, Fortes, you deserve it.
Reims went on to win, 2-1.
Hat tip to 101greatgoals.com for the find.
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