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John Bishop gets ball kicked in face from Robbie Fowler penalty - video

John Bishop felt the full force of Robbie Fowler's shot in a charity penalty kick event at Anfield tonight (February 11).

The League of Their Own comic took to the pitch with the former England striker during the half-time interval in the Liverpool-West Bromwich Albion game to take blindfolded penalties in front of the crowd.

However, Bishop's attempts to block Fowler from scoring proved rather painful, as he got hit by the ball square in the face from point-blank range.

Nevertheless, Fowler managed to score his follow-up penalty, while Bishop also got the ball in the net - even though his initial attempt resulted in a fresh air shot.

The pair were joined by blind England footballer David Clarke for the penalties, which were held to raise awareness of Seeing Is Believing - an initiative set up to help tackle avoidable blindness.

The match itself finished 2-0 to West Brom, with a Steven Gerrard spot kick saved by Ben Foster.

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