Sports injuries are a booming industry. If you had a better supplement than smelling salts to treat concussions, you would be a millionaire and a Nobel Prize winner for chemistry. Short of any miracle treatments, however, knee injuries and concussions are destined to continue.
In the past 20 years, athletes have trained like never before and they’ve ingested many supplements to help build muscle mass. In an effort to avoid some gruesome sports injuries, athletes have donned some immense pads, but they sometimes cause as many injuries as they prevent. Our list of gruesome sports injuries, however, are so freakish that nothing could have prevented them. The most incredible sports injuries are of the bone-popping, blood-spewing order -- and the bulk of them of career-enders
During the Carling Cup final between archrivals Chelsea and Arsenal, John Terry proved himself both brave and foolish. On a Chelsea corner kick, the ball crossed into the box and bounced in front of the net before Terry dropped his head in an attempt to head the ball in for a score. Unfortunately, for his face, Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby was trying to clear the same ball with his boot. The result: The ball was cleared and Terry’s face was tattooed with shoe polish.
After lying unconscious on the field for several minutes with a face full of blood, Terry was carried off on a stretcher with a neck brace. Miraculously, he didn’t suffer a concussion or any broken bones
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