Awkward: Pittsburgh, Green Bay players get facemasks locked

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It’s like the plot of every romantic comedy ever: two opposites collide then find they can’t part.

On a kickoff just after a Pittsburgh Steelers touchdown on Sunday night, the Green Bay PackersGeronimo Allison and the Steelers’ Vince Williams had a difference of opinion, and met at midfield to discuss their opposing views. When officials came to separate the two, they found that separation was a little bit tougher than they expected:

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Yep, that’s the danger of getting up in someone else’s facemask: they might get up in yours, too.

Hey, could’ve been worse. They could’ve thrown their helmets rather than conjoining them.

Getting up close and personal. (Via screenshot)
Getting up close and personal. (Via screenshot)

[Correction: An earlier version of this article misidentified the Pittsburgh player.]
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