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Italian soccer player targeted by laser

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Italy's midfielder Daniele De Rossi plays the ball as a spectator tries to disturb him with a laser pointer during the friendly match against Germany on Feb. 9 in Dortmund. The match ended in an 1-1 draw.

There have been several cases in recent years of spectators trying to put players off by targeting them with lasers. In 2008, French club Lyon were fined after Cristiano Ronaldo, then of Manchester United, was lasered during a Champions League match.

Here's another photo of lasers being used in a completely different way, spotted by my colleague James earlier this week.