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Arnold Schwarzenegger dropkicked by a man while on a trip to South Africa and the video has since gone viral.

The video shows the unidentified male approach the 71-year-old former Governor of California from behind at the 'Arnold Classic Africa' sporting event in Johannesburg. The man dropkicks Arnold to the ground.

He can then be heard yelling, "Help me, I need a Lamborghini!"

"Thanks for your concerns, but there is nothing to worry about," Schwarzenegger tweeted. "I thought I was just jostled by the crowd, which happens a lot. I only realized I was kicked when I saw the video like all of you. I'm just glad the idiot didn't interrupt my Snapchat."

The venue also posted a statement in response to the unprovoked attack:

"Arnold Schwarzenegger, who is in Johannesburg South Africa to attend and promote the annual Arnold Classic Africa, was sadly and unexpectedly attacked by a crazed fan as he was doing a walk-through to support athletes participating in the various sporting codes at the Sandton Convention Centre," read the statement.

"The incident happened while Mr. Schwarzenegger was taking a Snapchat video of a gymnastics competition, when an unknown person breached security and proceeded to kick him in the back, in full view of everyone who was both competing and watching. Sandton Convention Centre security responded swiftly by apprehending the offender and handing him over to the police."