Spain's plane was hit by lightning on way home from World Cup, because of course

June 24, 12:11 PM

This joke writes itself. It's just too easy. As if they needed a sign from above that their World Cup campaign was terrible, Spain's plane was hit by lightning as the defending champions made their way back home to Madrid after Monday's elimination. Everyone was fine, it was just kind of sad. 

Feature photo courtesy of Reuters/Darren Staples