Watch The Mayor Of London Kicking A Small Child During A Soccer Game

Boris johnson soccer kickSky NewsBoris Johnson apparently kicking a child during a soccer game in London.

London Mayor Boris Johnson apologised Wednesday after he knocked down a small child during a friendly soccer match. 

“That was a total mistake, I apologise very much,”Johnson told Sky News, adding, “I was going for the ball.”

Footage seemed to show Johnson, who was wearing a suit and tie during the match, kicking as the child approached him. The young player subsequently tumbled to the ground.

After the incident, a spectator shouted, “Ref! Ref!”  

Johnson was playing with the children in front of London’s City Hall as part of an effort to promote a new health report

This isn’t the first incident involving Johnson and alleged rough play during a soccer match. In 2006, during a charity match against a German team, Johnson ran into one of the other players head first and knocked them down. 

Watch a Vine of Johnson taking down his young opponent below. 


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