The Decline Of Footballing Bravery As Told In A History Of Head Injuries

England has a proud history of playing through the pain barrier. Well, we did...



Plays on in vital World Cup qualifier against Sweden. Looks like he fought a bear.



Stays on the field during important 0-0 World Cup qualifier against Italy. Looks like he survived a plane crash.



Turns out for friendly against Belgium after being kicked in the head. Looks like he's been in a brawl.


Plays in meaningless friendly against Mexico. Looks like he walked into a lamp post.

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Withdraws from England squad. Looks like he couldn't find a bandage.