Home > Lifestyle > Man > Your life Updated 26 June 2014 Top 9 worst soccer injuries A video compilation of some of the worst soccer injuries. 0 Shutterstock Follow us Facebook » Ask CyberShrink » Receive Health tips » Test Your sex toy IQ » All the tests you'll ever need 8 strange things your body does With the Soccer World Cup kicking off tonight, 12 June 2014, in Sao Paolo, Brazil, we thought we'd bring you a compilation of the 9 worst soccer injuries of all time. No doubt many of the players will be creating moments for a post-Brazil SWC injury video as the tournament progresses. Most common soccer injuries:- Sprains and strains -Shin splints -Cartilage tears -ACL injury -Fractures and contusions -Patellar tendinitis -Plantar Fasciitis (pain on the bottom of the heel) -Achilles tendinitis -Stress fractures (when bones become weak from overuse) -Dislocations -Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (pain under or around the knee cap; also called, “Runner’s Knee.”)-Concussions -Groin pull (injury to the inner thigh muscle) -Hamstring pull (when one or more of the muscles have been torn) -Iliotibial Band Syndrome (results in knee pain)-Muscle cramps -Blisters-Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness (stiffness or soreness that occurs 24-48 hours after intense exercise) -Hernia-Turf Toe-Torn Meniscus YouTube source: lazzy37 More in Lifestyle Stop hating: Brussels bombing survivor shares his story More: ManYour life advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... From our sponsors Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win a R2 000 Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.