1. Mediaite
  2. Gossip Cop
  3. Geekosystem
  4. Styleite
  5. SportsGrid
  6. The Mary Sue
  7. The Maude
  8. The Braiser
Media MonsterSoccerVideoWeird But True

Yes, Really: Soccer Player Sent Off For Refusing To Remove…Dong Piercing


Really, we don’t even know where to start. Literally – what you’re reading is not the first iteration of this post’s lede. This is a treasure trove of sophomoric humor. The story starts with a Sunday League footballer in Australia, Aaron Eccleston, getting hit in the groin. That’s good, right? You just had a childish chuckle at that thought, right? How it works on so many levels, and all that?

Well, get ready: that wasn’t even close to the weirdest part of this story. In a rather strikingly literal case of adding insult to injury, Eccleston was sent off the pitch soon after sustaining the groin shot…because apparently, the official spotted something untoward on Eccleston’s affected area: a piercing. Eccleston wouldn’t take it out, so he got taken out. An opposing player described the absurd scene:

“He got hit in the privates and I guess he was just checking to see everything was still OK down there – but then the ump’s spotted it.”

Maybe everything was OK from Eccleston’s point of view, but not the official’s. And for the record, the rulebook that applied to Eccleston’s match apparently contained nothing governing “more intimate piercings” (would you want to draft a rule like that?), so this story may contain a hint of injustice as well. What more could you want?

Proof that it’s real, perhaps. Fortunately, that exists too. Watch below and be secure in the knowledge that yes, this story is a real thing that occurred in the world.


  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_HI4P2URTV7H7QM7WYTLRKHT6RU Century Lin

    hello,I heared that 7century.com have
    many cheap products. I always go there to buy, and tell my friend,they all said
    the http://www.7century.com is very very good shopping.lets go to shopping now.and
    i tell you that all of products is free shipping.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/David-Harlem/100002053261632 David Harlem

    Why was offical doing looking at this guys dick?  Is that the official pecker checker?  Could he have thrown the guy out if he was circumcised or not?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/David-Harlem/100002053261632 David Harlem

    Why was offical doing looking at this guys dick?  Is that the official pecker checker?  Could he have thrown the guy out if he was circumcised or not?


© 2014 SportsGrid, LLC | About Us | Advertise | Newsletter | Jobs | Privacy | User Agreement | Disclaimer | Power Grid FAQ | Contact | Archives | RSS RSS
Dan Abrams, Founder | Power Grid by Sound Strategies | Hosting by Datagram | Sports Statistics Provided By Rotowire