Football is a contact sport and sometimes the game goes beyond just mere contact. The competition becomes really intense and each party tries to outdo the other with skills and tricks.
It is not out of place to see some violence erupt in the heat of passion.
Many have been injured and many have died while playing the round leather game.
For the dead, we remember many of them as heroes.
As for the injured still alive, the magnitude of their injury have always been a talking point through time.
Some were able to make full recoveries, for others, the injury meant the end of their career.
Here are 10 of the worst injuries recorded in football history; some injuries have been known to actually lead to an early end of career of some players.