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Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., reacts as a child unsuccessfully catches a football during an event at Dean Park in Ankeny, Iowa on Aug. 17, 2015. Al Drago—Congressional Quarterly/AP

Here's What the Kid Hit in the Face by Marco Rubio's Football Pass Has to Say

Aug 19, 2015

The Iowa 4-year-old hit in the face with a football thrown by Florida Senator Marco Rubio challenged the presidential candidate to play again.

"Hey Rubio, when you get back to Iowa I'll be ready for you Rubio," the young boy said in a video posted on Twitter by his uncle, State Senator Jack Whitver, on Wednesday.

The original ill-fated throw came during a Tuesday campaign stop in Iowa and quickly became a viral gif. The child survived the hit unscathed, according to media reports.

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