A small child botched the catch of a football thrown by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) on Tuesday — and video of the incident quickly went viral among politicos on Twitter.
The pass began smooth enough, according to video posted by Bloomberg Politics.
Rubio, a presidential candidate who has a campaign video advertising his ability to coach youngsters, lobbed a smooth toss to the Iowa boy.
The boy, however, flailed and the ball hit his face. Thankfully, a campaign aide reportedly said the child was unhurt.
“Oh no!” Rubio can be heard saying in the video.
People on Twitter appeared to be very amused by the failed catch, cracking jokes left and right:
Marco Rubio would do to the middle class what he did to the kid with a fo [is swarmed by bees]
— Rob Flaherty (@Rob_Flaherty) August 18, 2015
The Jets just signed Rubio.
— Jimmy (@JimmyPrinceton) August 18, 2015
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