Watch: Presidential hopeful Rubio throws football to Iowa kid who gets hit in head, falls
Junior Senator from Florida and presidential hopeful Marco Rubio was throwing footballs to a line of kids at the Iowa State Fair on Tuesday when one youngster ran a fly route and this happened:
Marco Rubio hitting the kid in the face with the football is even better as a GIF pic.twitter.com/FLpnHz0un0— Mudacris (@moody) August 18, 2015
Maybe he overestimated the kid's speed a little bit, but it's hard to pin that KO on Rubio.
But it's probably not exactly how Rubio's campaign manager envisioned the effort to humanize the GOP candidate and a show he's a sportsman.