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21 Horrible Soccer Injuries

by jasonp on May 16, 2010

You’ve probably heard soccer being described as a lesser sport, a sport for wimps, losers and sissies, but just because soccer players don’t wear body armors and sometimes dive begging for a penalty shot, it doesn’t make them less exposed to horrible injuries and terrible accidents. Here’s 21 very graphic examples of how dangerous the sport can be. If you’re easily moved by physical pain, please look away.

Alan Smith – Manchester United vs Liverpool – February, 2006

Alan Smith

David Busst – Coventry vs Manchester United – April, 1996

David Busst

Djibril Cisse – France vs China – June, 2006

Djibril Cisse

Djibril Cisse – Liverpool vs Blackburn Rovers – October, 2004

Djibril Cisse

Edgar Andrade – Cruz Azul vs Tecos UAG – June, 2007

Edgar Andrade

Eduardo Da Silva – Arsenal vs Everton – February, 2008

Eduardo Da Silva

Ewald Lienen – Germany vs Werder Bremen – August, 1981

Ewald Lienen

Francesco Totti – Roma vs Empoli F.C. – February, 2006

Francesco Totti

Henrik Larsson – Celtic vs Lyon – 1999

Henrik Larsson

Inigo Diaz de Cerio – Spain vs SD Eibar – November, 2008

Inigo Diaz de Cerio

Jacob Olesen – Denmark vs Unknown – October, 2006

Jacob Olesen

Jimmy Bullard – Fulham vs Newcastle – September, 2006

Jimmy Bullard

Kieron Dyer – West Ham vs Bristol Rovers – August, 2007

Kieron Dyer

Luc Nilis – Aston Villa vs Ipswich – September, 2000

Luc Nilis

Luciano Almeida – Botafogo vs Flamengo – 2007

Luciano Almeida

Marcin Wasilewski – Anderlecht vs Standard Liege – August, 2009

Marcin Wasilewski

Paul Vaudequin – Galway United vs Finn Harps – unknown

Paul Vaudequin

Victor Anichebe – Everton vs Newcastle – February, 2009

Victor Anichebe

Oupa Ngubule – Mpumalanga Black Aces FC vs Carara Kicks – 2009

Oupa Ngubule

Henrik Andersen – Denmark vs Holland – 1992

Henrik Andersen

Wilfred Bouma – Aston Villa vs Odense – July, 2008

Wilfred Bouma

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  • YigPoo

    OMG no way dude I had no idea soccer was so brutal! Wow.

  • Angry Guest

    It's not “soccer”. It's “football”. Ignorants.

  • Angry Guest

    It's not “soccer”. It's “football”. Ignorants.

  • Moron

    It's not “football”. It's “futbol”. Ignorants.

  • Moron

    It's not “football”. It's “futbol”. Ignorants.

  • Unkown

    Considering the sport was founded in England (the ancestorary of the sport beginning back in the 3rd century after the defeat of the romans) would say it is 'Football' not Futbol you ignorant spanish racist bastard!

  • Unkown

    Considering the sport was founded in England (the ancestorary of the sport beginning back in the 3rd century after the defeat of the romans) would say it is 'Football' not Futbol you ignorant spanish racist bastard!

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