Chris Christie may be able to snag a foul ball, but he sure can't catch a break.
The unpopular New Jersey governor was loudly booed when he caught a foul ball at the Mets game at Citi Field Tuesday, even after he gave the ball to a child behind him.
Christie, a big Mets fan, was sitting in the third row, near the New York dugout, when he caught the ball lifted by Cardinals rookie Paul DeJong during the third inning.
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Fans began cheering the foul-ball catch -- until they realized it was Christie.
“Nice to see him get off the beach and to the ball park,” the announcer remarked, referring to the recent beach-closing uproar.
It also unleashed a torrent of snarky reaction on Twitter.
"True story: Chris Christie just caught a foul ball at the Mets game. Emails show he shut down the whole aisle to be sure he got it," Michael Kurth tweeted, referencing the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal.
"@ChrisChristie just caught a foul ball @Mets game; crowd booed. #Mets I'd say take the train home but it's prob not running. Try #GWB?" tweeted Joe Musso, packing in a double-jab at the state of deteriorating subways and the Bridgegate scandal.
This isn’t the first time Christie has been booed at a Mets game.
At an away game against the Phillies in April, a sea of fans mocked him by wearing plastic masks of his face.
Christie is nearing the end of his second term as governor. He's facing an all-time low in approval ratings after photos showed him basking in the sun on a closed beach during a government shutdown earlier in the month.
The embattled Republican recently tried out for a spot on a popular sports talk radio station WFAN in New York. One caller told him he had done a "horrible job" and another took a jab at the portly governor's weight and said he should have driven to another beach. Christie retorted, "You're a bum" and called him one of the "communists in Montclair."