Augsburg keeper Andreas Luthe bit off part of his own tongue after colliding with an opposition striker but played on for more than an hour to finish his team's Bundesliga match at Bayer Leverkusen.
Luthe collided with Germany international Kevin Volland 30 minutes into the match, and was cleared to carry on after following the concussion protocol.
"It felt like I was hit by a car," Luthe told Sky after the match. "I bit on my tongue and a part came loose. It's nothing to show on TV."
"I spit blood...
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