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Ouch! Alex Lawless and the 9 weirdest sports injuries ever

Our list, featuring Robbie Keane, David Beckham and Goran Ivanisevic among others.

LUTON’S ALEX LAWLESS suffered one of the more unusual football-related injuries recently.

The player will be out for a month after he broke his hand when punching a wall in anger at his side’s display at half-time, after they found themselves 3-0 down against York.

Commenting on the incident to BBC Three Counties Radio, Luton manager Gary Brabin said: “He realises he’s let us down and he’ll be dealt with accordingly.”

Strange as it may sound, Lawless is not the first sports star to fall victim to a bizarre injury. Here are nine others:

Ouch! Alex Lawless and the 9 weirdest sports injuries ever
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  • Shaun Goater

  • Derek Pringle

  • Adam Eaton

  • Goran Ivanisevic

  • Chris Lewis

  • Sam Torrance

  • Ivan Bonetti and Brian Laws

  • Robbie Keane

  • David Beckham

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