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Carles Puyol has his face stapled in the middle of a Barcelona game

Ryan Bailey
Dirty Tackle

Barcelona put the pressure on La Liga leaders Madrid this weekend by coming back from behind to smash 4 past Real Zaragoza in their own back yard. During the match, goalscorer Carles Puyol received a blow to the head, which required medical attention.

The shaggy-haired defender is completely unfazed as the club doctor inserts a metal staple into his face to close a wound — he's so impatient that he almost grabs the stapler and does it himself — and afterwards jumps up like a unperturbed honey badger with cobra venom coursing through it's veins.

As a general rule, it's not socially acceptable to post images of foreign objects that have been inside your body, but Puyol made an exception with a picture of the staple on his Twitter:

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Puyol don't do Band-Aids (@Carles5Puyol)

Puyol don't do Band-Aids (@Carles5Puyol)

Yeah, that's pretty gross.

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