Much like corruption at FIFA, injuries in top level football are ruefully inevitable.
It's a point rammed home by this smart infographic, compiled by the clever bunch at Millet Sports and presenting us with some of the most ill-fated injuries ever to make us shudder in the Premier League, along with a couple of odder ones.
Even previously thought android-bodied John Terry ranks in the list alongside Wayne Rooney and others to have seen a nasty collision or three - all given a layer of interactive sheen which enables you to click on the sore area and get a better look.
Scroll further down and you'll see a host of other international sports stars to have licked their wounds at some points. Begin wincing now...