Earlier today, the ever-controversial Jarryd Hayne found himself caught up in a super awkward porn gaffe while giving a presentation to high school kids about cyber security.

Read: XXX imagery flashed onto a giant screen as the code-hopping footballer attempted to teach the young guns ’bout staying safe online. (For the record, Hayne says the porn did not come from his device, which PEDESTRIAN.TV accepts.)

Hayne Might’ve Lived Down Today’s Porn Gaffe If The Internet Didn’t Exist

Footage of the fella trying to mitigate the damage is truly something else:

That indelible imagery – bona fide football star, masses of underage onlookers, a world-class flub – led to a field day on Twitter as punters reacted to the frenzy:

Although official reports were quick to jump to Hayne’s defence with claims the imagery wasn’t sourced from his phone, the internet refused to have a bar of it:

Hell, the conspiracy theorists even crawled out of the woodwork to put their spin on this smutty turn of events:

Still, some did actually quick to jump to his defence, with only a lil’ bit of schadenfreude at this #thankgodthiswasntme scenario:

Some were encouraging in a rather different way:

No matter which particular team you choose to back, or which side of the coin you decide to lust after, rest assured there will be a juvenile corner of the internet ready to relish a man’s unfathomable embarrassment:

Source: 7 News Sydney.
Photo: Brendon Thorne / Getty / @tallhayden / Twitter.