Just when it looked like the midges of Volgograd might be the 2018 World Cup’s defining insect interloper, a rogue grasshopper made a bid for stardom during the early stages of France’s quarter-final against Uruguay.
With quarter of an hour or so played, Hugo Lloris came perilously close to digesting the critter when it went crawling into the Tottenham goalkeeper’s mouth.
Thankfully, the entire incident was captured in super slow-motion HD for posterity’s sake…
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French kissin’ in the USSR (sort of).