Javier Mascherano was one of the many heroes in Argentina's penalty-kick triumph over the Netherlands on Wednesday to reach the World Cup final.
Mascherano denied Arjen Robben with a last-ditch tackle to keep things scoreless in the waning moments of regular time.
Match saving tackle from Mascherano https://t.co/MqK7Q96v56— Futbol Vines (@FutboIVines) July 9, 2014
But it came at a cost to Mascherano's behind.
"In the mixed zone, Javier Mascherano spared no words to describe the move: 'I do not want to be rude...I tore the anus that play. So the pain...'"
You can hear the exchange here around the 3:35 mark in Spanish, where the reporters erupt in laughter at his rather blunt explanation of using his bum.