12 of the Worst Soccer Injuries of All Times

(Updated )
by
Misc
326,748 views
Tags: soccer injury, worst injury, soccer injuries
     

1
Eduardo Da Silva

Eduardo Da Silva
During a match in February 2008, while playing for Arsenal, Eduardo Da Silva received an appalling tackle by Birmingham City defender Martin Taylor, who was immediately dismissed. As a consequence, Da Silva had a broken left fibula and dislocated his left ankle. Almost a year later, he returned to the Arsenal first team, after a full recovery.

(Source | Photo)


2
David Busst

David Busst
During a match at Old Trafford in April 1996, the Coventry defender David Busst collissioned with Manchester United defender Denis Irwin. As a result, Busst got his leg broken so badly that the bone pierced the skin and his blood had to be cleared from the pitch. He had a compound fracture of his tibia and fibula and could never play professionally again. United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel, who witnessed the injury, required counseling afterwards.

(Source)


3
Kieron Dyer

Kieron Dyer
Kieron Dyer, one of the most injury jinxed of modern soccer players, suffered a broken right leg at Bristol Rovers on August 29th, 2007.

(Source)


4
Francesco Totti

Francesco Totti
On February 19th, 2006, while playing in the Italian Championship against Empoli F.C., Francesco Totti suffered a serious leg injury, fracturing his left fibula and severing the interconnecting ligaments with the malleolus. The same night he was operated by a renowned Italian orthopedic surgeon.

(Source | Photo)


5
Jacob Olesen

Jacob Olesen
Danish soccer striker, Jacob Olesen suffered a severe dislocation of the left ankle in an October 2006 match. As a result, he had to be out for 6 months. (Source | Photo)


6
Ewald Lienen

Ewald Lienen
This horrific injury on German midfielder Ewald Lienen's right leg was caused by a sliding tackle from a Werder Bremen defender during a match in 1981.


(Source)


7
Henrik Larsson

Henrik Larsson
Henri Larsson's was out for 8 months after breaking his leg in 1999. This severe injury threatened to end his career but after a miraculous recovery he was back for the 2000 Eurocup.

(Source | Photo)


8
Luciano Almeida

Luciano Almeida
Brazilian soccer player Luciano Almeida suffered a severe injury during a match between Botafogo and Flamengo in 2007. He was out for 5 months to make a full recovery.


(Source)


9
Inigo Diaz De Cerio

Inigo Diaz De Cerio
In 2008 Spanish soccer player Iñigo Díaz de Cerio suffered a serious injury after a collision with SD Eibar goalkeeper Zigor, fracturing his right leg's tibia and fibula. After a successful surgery, he had a slow but effective recovery, returning to soccer scene almost a year after his injury.

(Source | Photo)


10
Luc Nilis

Luc Nilis
After just 4 minutes of a premier league game, Belgian striker Luc Nilis suffered a double fracture of his knee when colliding with Ipswich Town goalkeeper Richard Wright, in September 2000. Due to the severe injury, ha had to retire from soccer. (Source | Photo)


11
Djibril Cisse

Djibril Cisse
The shocking image shows Cisse fracturing his right leg after being tackled by the Shandong Luneng defender. It happened During a friendly international soccer match in Saint Etienne, France in 2006.


(Source | Photo)


12
Edgar Andrade

Edgar Andrade
During a match between Cruz Azul and Tecos UAG in June 2007, Mexican soccer player Edgar Andrade suffered a dramatic fracture and twisted his ankle while attempting to recover a ball for his team. He returned to the field after many months of recovery.


(Source | Photo)

From the Web
You Might Also Like...
Comments
  Best this Month
68,832 views
  Best Ever
341,142 views
  Best Ever
476,075 views
NSFW / 18+
  Best Ever
556,549 views
NSFW / 18+
  Best Ever
435,991 views
  Best Ever
562,928 views
  Best Ever
467,256 views
  Best Ever
622,036 views
  Best Ever
305,767 views
ODDEE'S NEW WEBSITE
PROVIDED BY HUFF POST
Weird News
GET AWESOME SHIT BY E-MAIL
Subscribe to our newsletter:
This Week at Oddee
  Today
3,569 views
  Yesterday
16,906 views
  Wednesday
28,210 views
  Tuesday
27,354 views
  Monday
38,210 views
  Sunday
35,207 views
From the Web