Australian prime minister Scott Morrison rugby tackles child during football match

Australian prime minister Scott Morrison has run into trouble after rugby tackling a young boy to the ground during a football match.

Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison crash tackles a child during a game of soccer.
Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison crash tackles a child during a game of soccer.

Mr Morrison was on the campaign trail ahead of the 2022 Australian federal election Saturday.

During a visit to Devonport City Soccer Club in Tasmania, he crashed into under-8s player Luca Fauvette, knocking the youngster to the ground.

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The self-proclaimed “bulldozer” smashed into the child, during Wednesday’s match.

The youngster reportedly got up and was able to continue playing.