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Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Soccer: The Most Dangerous Sport on Earth


I saw the pic below on Yahoo and felt pain in my own leg just looking at it. Apparently the injury is from from an English Premeir League soccer match over the weekend in central England.

You know even Joe Theisman was going "HOLY FUCKING SHIT!" when he saw this.

This is gonna leave a mark.


beast in 'bama said...

It's probably just a stinger...

Catie said...

The pain is unbearable to even look at the photo and imagine what he felt..........owwwieeee!!!

I worked in ER my entire clinical career......I have seen some crazy stuff......sports injuries like that just make you cringe. He has a long recovery!

TitleIX said...

I'm GUMBY dammit!!

Jack Cardinal said...
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Bigasshammm said...

This reminds me of that old kickboxing video where the guy kicks his opponents and his leg bends in half.
Makes you cringe on so many levels.

DaBraylon17 said...

doesn't it look sort of like his shoe slipped off?

Edgar said...

Catie, one of my friends works in ER of Houston Children’s' Hospital and I am just amazed at the stories that she tells when we call each other. Nurses are some of the toughest people that I have ever met.

Killing My Liver said...

And peopel say that football(soccer) is for pussies. Glad it didn't happen to Torres or Gerrard. Get well soon, Eduardo.

beast in 'bama said...

kml: Didn't know you were a KOPper also. Without the Golden Boy or Stevie G, there would be absolutely no hope for the 'Pool.

DeSilva is a damn good player. Arsenal will miss him down the stretch.

Killing My Liver said...

Correct. American scouse would be another term, I guess. Not looking good this year for the league, although the Reds still have a chance at the UEFA. After the App State game this year, and the Barnsley result, 2 teams that I support have suffered "the biggest upset ever" this year.

Joshua said...

Gumby? Awesome.

There's a video of this, supposedly with his tibia and fibula poking through his sock. Then I saw that description I said no thanks, the still pic is bad enough.

surrounded in columbus said...

reminds me of Theesman (it's pronounced Thee- the tool changed pronounciation to rhyme w/ Heisman) on the Monday night game. the most memorable part was L.T.'s immediate reaction and the 5 to 10 minutes of commercials that followed. after i had gotten up for a a beer the second time during the break, i realized it must be some injury. when they came back & he was still on the field? yeech.