yes! ouch!here we say: Aua! or Au! or Autsch!
sabishii desu (that's so sad)
He'll get over it.Good one.
Been away. Trying to catch up.Yes, I can identify with this lovely haiku. Many a burst ball we had. But in those days the bladder could sometimes be repaired and the ball kicked again. The danger of course was the end of the fastening-lace catching you in the eye when you headed the darn thing. It could weigh half a ton on rain-sodden days. Drove your neck into your shoulder blades.
There's a lot of it about - the boy next doorcalls for his football and smileshis deflated smile