Watch the shocking moment in football, which could have resulted in serious injuries had it not been quickly removed from the field.
Watch Video Of Rubbish Exploded on Soccer Field
Iranian footballer Adel Kolahkaj narrowly missed being seriously hurt when the player cleared trash from the pitch only for it to explode moments later.
The Sepahan FC midfielder, not knowing what he was actually picking up, went on to remove the debris off the field during his side’s match with Al-Ahli.
The stunning incident resulted in the Asian Football Confederation Champions League quarterfinal match being forced to stop for over 10-minute.
The game went on and ended in a scoreless draw before the fans poured out of the stadium as fast as they could.
The two teams will again meet each other in the second leg on Oct. 2 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.