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Injuries in football

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As in any sport, there is a risk of injuries when playing football. The first good news is that the majority of these are of minor to mild nature. The second is that you can do a lot to prevent them.
Common injuries
There are a few injury types that make up the bulk of injuries in football. Not surprisingly, they mostly concern the legs of players. Fortunately, se...
First aid for football injuries
Most injuries in football are minor, with contusions and sprains ranking high on the list.
How to prevent injuries
Some football injuries happen just as accidents anywhere: unpredictably and inevitably. But mostly, injuries can be avoided. Make sure you know how.
Important Note: All the Information on this website is based on scientific evidence produced by the FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre F-MARC during 15 years of research into football medicine.