Soccer is a contact sport in which they face each other with little protection. In this sport speed, power, strength, technicality, cardio and body rotations are mixed as well as contact jumps.

The roughness of this sport as well as the ground on which it is played add more injuries to the list.

Achilles Injuries as tendonitis can be painful and substantially limit a player’s mobility, stability and speed.

Ankle injuries are often injuries due to the surface such as sprains and strains are high on the football injury list.

Bruise to the bone, it will usually heal quickly and sometimes won’t warrant missing any playing time.

The knee is comprised of tendons, ligaments, cartilage, and bones and Knee injuries can be caused by twisting or from direct impact, and usually range from a sprain, to a torn meniscus or dislocation.

Common knee injuries include:

  • Fractures
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) injury
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) injury
  • Bursitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Dislocated kneecap (patella)
  • Meniscus tears


Shoulders injuries are common from defending the postion, from dislocation to shoulder tendonitis, because of the constant impact and physical demands of these positions.

Fracturing or breaking a bone, normally tibias or elbows are common in high intensity shocks.