Those of a squeamish disposition may not want to watch the following video.
Tuesday’s Champions league match between Azerbaijani champions FK Baku and Romanian outfit Levski Sofia may have ended in a goalless stalemate, but that isn’t to say that the match was without incident.
With just seconds on the clock in the second half Baku suffered a cruel blow as striker Felipe Almeida Felix was forced off the field after suffering a stomach-churning blow after an accidental collision with Levski’s Cedric Bardon that left the victim unconscious.
The incident came about as Felix, industriously chasing a ball over the top, was taken out by Bardon as the defender attempted to clear the dager in his own box. Felix managed to get his head to the ball seconds before Bardon’s foot slammed into his chin.
Motionless, Felix’s teammates quickly ran to his aid to ensure that the forward did not swallow his tongue before the medics arrive on the scene to stretcher the forward to hospital.
The incident can be seen here.