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 By Chris Wright

Poland defender Michal Pazdan saves TV reporter with some nifty footwork

Can Poland's Robert Lewandowski help lead his team to World Cup glory in Russia?

Poland defender Michal Pazdan has earned himself a new nickname ahead of the World Cup after using his dazzling reflexes to save a television reporter from certain doom.

Indeed, "Kung Fu Pazdan" reacted incredibly quickly to avert catastrophe during an interview with Polish broadcasters TVP when journalist Sylwia Dekiert was almost hit by a falling lamp.

After emerging from the ordeal unscathed, Dekiert later offered her thanks to Pazdan on social media.

"The best defender in the country. I have no doubt," the TVP host tweeted.

As for the World Cup, it certainly looks like Poland are in safe hands (or safe feet, to be precise).

Chris covers the funny side of the game for ESPN FC in the Toe Poke blog.

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