Totton defender Stéphane Zubar went down after being struck by a ball thrown back from the crowd during a 2-1 win at Thatcham Town.
In what should have been an innocuous sequence, the ball had gone out of play when it was kicked back onto the field by a spectator.
Those fans giving the ball back ay 🙄
We hope do hope the AFC Totton defender is ok after he was hit by this rocket 🙏😅 pic.twitter.com/dyM3k5ITMc
— Soccer AM (@SoccerAM) November 7, 2020
It looped up into the air and ended up making contact with former Plymouth and Bournemouth man Zubar, who has earned two caps for his native Guadeloupe.
He then hit the deck, prompting laughs of derision from onlookers during the Non League Division One Group G match at Waterside Park last Saturday.