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Lyon and Brazil star Lucas Paqueta to undergo surgery after a freak accident while flying a kite

Lucas Paqueta in Lyon and Brazil undergoes surgery after cutting his hand in a freak accident while flying a KITE as he warns that ‘children’s games also have consequences’

  • Lucas Paqueta posted a photo of himself with his hand wrapped in bandages
  • The 24-year-old told fans ‘everything is fine’ but he will have ‘minor surgery’
  • David Beckham suffered a bizarre injury in 2003 after an FA Cup loss to Arsenal
  • A stray boot kicked by Alex Ferguson accidentally caught Beckham in the face

Lyon midfielder Lucas Paqueta will undergo minor surgery on his hand after cutting himself while flying a kite.

The 24-year-old tweeted a photo of his bandaged hand with the caption: “Remembering children’s games also has consequences. I went flying a kite today and cut my finger.

“Everything is fine, but in order to avoid movement problems in the future, I have to have a minor operation tomorrow. But it is good. Set it high and cut me.’

Lucas Paqueta Will Have Surgery After Injuring His Hand While Flying a Kite

Lucas Paqueta Will Have Surgery After Injuring His Hand While Flying a Kite

The Brazilian midfielder warned fans: 'Remember that children's games also have consequences'

The Brazilian midfielder warned fans: ‘Remember that children’s games also have consequences’

This isn’t the first time a footballer has bizarrely injured himself.

David Beckham famously appeared with a cut over his eye after Manchester United were knocked out of the FA Cup by Arsenal in 2003.

He sustained the injury when Sir Alex Ferguson kicked a boot in exasperation across the dressing room.

Speak with the subway years later, United defender Mikael Silvestre said that Ferguson “often threw things in the dressing room” but that he “had no intention of hurting Beckham”.

Lyon and Brazilian star Paqueta posed for social media with his injured hand bandaged

Lyon and Brazilian star Paqueta posed for social media with his injured hand bandaged

Another bizarre incident took place in 2006 when Bayern Munich goalkeeper Oliver Kahn was forced to miss a game against Arminia after suffering a black eye during warm-up.

Bayern’s backup keeper Michael Rensing fired practice shots at Kahn when someone caught sight of the Bundesliga’s storied square. The swelling forced him to sit out the game.

Rensing came in for the player he had just injured and kept a clean sheet as Bayern went on to win 2-0.

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