It’s been a tough couple days for faces in soccer.
On Wednesday, Monaco defender Ricardo Carvalho took one on the chin in his Champions League match against Zenit…
… and a few days earlier, Argentine referee Salome Di Iorio got it even worse. Watch as she gets her face absolutely walloped by a hard - and probably terrible - cross in a lower league match:
According to Eurosport, the impact was so bad Di Iorio had to be helped off the pitch and was taken to a hospital as a precaution.